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W5. It's True - Lead and They Will Follow
This discussion is on the topic of what it takes to be a leader, and how strong leadership can help companies achieve their goals in their strategic planning process and how leadership can be learned. Follow the directions and complete 1 of these 3 activities.
1. Complete one of the sentences below. Then summarize your thoughts and ideas about how the statement relates to leadership and building a shared vision.
Ø A leader must be able to
Ø A leaders persistent repetition and consistency is important because
Ø A leader must be an effective manager because
Ø A strong leader will be acutely aware of their own skills and attributes and will
2. February is black history month. The most well known black leader in our history is probably Martin Luther King. He was a visionary leader who brought hope and healing to America. Dr. King taught us through his examplethe values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service that so radiantly defined his character and empowered his leadership.
Play this clip: http://thekingcenter.com/ and briefly write about Dr. Kings leadership style.
3. Respond to one of the following questions:
Ø Name some past or present leader who you think is visionary. What are the characteristics that make them a good leader?
Ø Arent all good leaders made?How do good leaders help companies achieve the goals in the strategic planning process?