Leadership Project: Ted Turner & Me. COLL148 Shana S. Edgar October 20, 2011. Leadership. Lead-er-ship [ lee -der-ship] noun The position or function of a leader, a person who guides or directs a group ; an act or instance of leading; guidance; direction. . Leadership in Business.
Shana S. Edgar
October 20, 2011
America would not survive without:
Leaders are constantly finding new ways to educate their customers, employees, and partners. They are always looking at their processes, policies, and systems, and asking themselves: “How could we make this more efficient? What don’t we need anymore? What do we need now?” (Zhivago, 2010)
Even in a terrible economy, a good leader will invest in the business. He will just choose his investments wisely (Zhivago, 2010).
The effective leader becomes a valued and trusted business partner for his customers, opening the door for him to introduce new products and services to them (Zhivago, 2010)
Running a company is serious business, but if you can’t laugh once in a while, you’re not going to be an effective leader (Zhivago, 2010).
Personality typing can help us discover what best motivates and energizes each of us as individuals (Moody & Sherfield, 2011, page 175).
Weaknesses do not mean I am not able, just that it is is not my dominant intelligence and I may need to spend more time on the activity (Moody & Sherfield, 2011, page 165).
What does it take to be an effective business leader?
Was Ted Turner an effective business leader?
Will I be an effective business leader?
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Zhivago, K. (2010, January 24). Top 10 characteristics of an effective leader. Revenue Journal. Retrieved from http://www.revenuejournal.com/2010/01/top_10_characteristics_of_an_e.php