According to Harold S. Geneen, “Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.” This quote encompasses the core concept of leadership. Many of us have taken courses, trainings or attended conferences on how to become the best leaders. We left the meetings empowered and with a lot of knowledge on becoming the best leader only to find that it’s easier said than done. In order to be a good leader one must recognize that leadership is constantly evolving. The best teacher of leadership is life itself as well as being a servant. You take what you’ve learned and apply it. If you fail, you assess the situation and try again. A good leader must continuously analyze ...view middle of the document...
They begin to emulate what they see and they tend to be more loyal to their employers.
Change is inevitable and businesses are constantly evolving. As a leader you must be able to adapt to changes in the workplace. The way we communicated and interacted five years ago may be obsolete today. A leader that understands the rapid changes taking place in the workplace understand the necessity for training. I’ve learned that training and development are essential components needed to ensure a successful business. The benefit of training outweighs the cost. It helps to develop and improve the organizational effectiveness and efficiency. It improves the morale of employees because they feel as if the company is investing in them. It also promotes an environment for team work.
Andrew Carnegie once said, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” Simply said I believe teamwork promotes individuals to utilize their personal strengths for the advancement and achievement of the complete whole. It is within teams that we learn how to work properly in mass quantities, strengthen and encourage each other while collectively enriching each other to become better individuals. A good leader recognizes that together everyone achieves more and that you are only as strong as weakest link. We create an environment that promotes a sense of...