Good Leadership Qualities By Meshari Alhenaki
The book ‘The Flip Side’ written by Flip Flippen considers on nine personal constraints which should be overcome by engineers to become a great leaders . 1. Over confident 2. Overly concern 3. Too demanding 4. Low concern 5. Low passion 6. Overly dominant 7. Resistant to change 8. Aggressive 9. Low self control
What is Leadership ? The process of influencing a positive change through others.
Over confident • A good leader should not be over confident. Being too much confident will make it hard for him to move away from his own mistakes.
Overly concern • Being too much concern would sooner make a person ignores what he was doing.
Low concern • If the leader seems to show less of care and committment his employee may not follow him and they would not be interested in performing their tasks.
Low passion • Leaders must be good listeners. They should not be low passionate.
Overly dominant • Dominating everything does not mean that he is a great leader.
Resistant to change • If a leader is showing resistant to change his employee will also not act favorably for the change which will effect them in achieving organizational targets.
Aggressive • A good leader should be very much patient and careful in dealing with people when he is in a bad temper.
Low self control • Overcoming this personal constraint of low self control would be a plus point to control aggressiveness and facing problems.
Conclusion • Overcomig these personal contraints would make an engineer great with a great leadership qualities which will help him to reach the top of his carrier.