Recognizing a Leader

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Do you feel that your people can't get along without you? If you're not available, do your people lack direction and therefore, productivity suffers? If you feel that you've been overmanaging and underleading, this course is for you. There is a strong difference between activities and roles of effective managers and those of successful leaders. You'll discover what some of those key differences are by studying the traits and qualities of leaders, including information on how true leaders find the time to lead and what employees expect from their leaders. Additionally, you'll get a chance to explore your leadership style and gain awareness of your strengths and weaknesses as a leader. The good news is that, like so many other skills, leadership can be learned.

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Supervisors, managers and coaches


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Recognizing a Leader

  • recognize the value of becoming a leader in your organization.
  • identify reasons why leaders are important.
  • identify misconceptions people have about leadership.
  • choose actions that demonstrate the traits of an outstanding leader.
  • identify trends that affect leadership now and in the future.
  • recognize the importance of managing time more effectively.
  • apply time-saving tactics to effectively manage your time
  • identify techniques for mastering paperwork.
  • determine whether an employee effectively followed the steps of delegating a task in a given scenario.
  • apply the guidelines for productive meetings to a given scenario
  • recognize the importance of knowing what employees expect from leaders.
  • demonstrate the characteristics of honesty to employees in a given situation.
  • select statements that define what it means to have a vision.
  • select statements that describe what affects the perception of competency in a leader.
  • use statements that show your credibility as a leader in a given situation
  • recognize the benefits of understanding leadership styles.
  • identify the four orientations of leadership.
  • identify personality traits associated with the four leadership styles.
  • determine the leadership actions needed to correct problems generated from various leadership styles.
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