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Published on February 28, 2014

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what the historical think about leadership

Presented by :RASHMIRANJAN DAS Roll No.-4010 PGDM(4th sem) Presidency college, Berhampur

LEADERSHIP • . ―If your actions inspire others to dream more , learn more , do more and become more , That’s a leadership‖. ―John Quincy Adams ‖(6th president of the United States) • . ―Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it‖.―Dwight D. Eisenhower‖(34th president of the United States) • Leadership is a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent. Leadership is a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal.

MYTHS ABOUT LEADERSHIP Leaders are born not made• ―The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born — that there is a genetic factor to leadership. In fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born – Warren G. Bennis‖.(chairman of the Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California) • "Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile." --Vince Lombardi (First football coach- Brooklyn)

Continue……. • Managers are leaders. The opposite is also false: Leaders are managers. While there are similarities, there are some differences between managing and leading. • Innovators are leaders. Not in every case. Many people have invented new products, but could not get them to the market. • Leaders are infallible. No! New leadership skills are often learned through mistakes. • Leaders only give orders. No! The best leaders give more inspiration and give fewer commands.

Continue……. •Leadership exists only at the top of the organization. Leadership, leaders, and leadership opportunities, both formal and informal, exist at every level of the organization. The larger the organization, the more formal leadership roles it is likely to have in order to address the needs at varying levels and functions of the organization; however, in smaller organizations there may actually be more opportunity to experience various types of leadership requirements. •Leaders know everything. No! However, they are often good at resourcing. They know where to get what is needed and they know how to bring the right people together to accomplish more than otherwise would be done.

Continue……. • Leaders treat everyone the same. No! If that were true, a successful leader might put everyone one the same bus in the same seat on the bus. Leaders often see the uniqueness of people and see how they may help them reach their full potential. • Leaders should not be friends with team members. No! The best leaders often have some very close friends on their teams. • Leaders select only experienced people. No! Great leaders often will select talent for the next generation. • Leaders should focus on the weaknesses. No! They should delegate to their weaknesses and work toward their strengths.

References:• /connect/8-myths-ofleadership-by-a-stem-leader • Any question ……

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