The Five Leadership Practices, Personality, And Experience

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The five leadership practices included: spiritual, heartbeat, abilities, personality, and experience. The spiritual part of leadership begins with the author’s relationship with God first. God is first, because, Matthew 22:37-38 records, “And He said to Him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, this is the great and foremost commandment. The second is like it, you shall love your neighbor as yourself, indicating, the two greatest commandments involve God and others.” Therefore, God and others are linked together. The heartbeat of leadership, describes the passion, which relates to the time, focus, and energy the author is proposing to put into leadership. The abilities of leadership …show more content…
No leader can function well without the proper rest. A well-rested leader is bound to achieve the goal and is well-motivated in doing so. Again, Kouzes and Posner states, that, “One of the toughest aspects of being a leader is that a leader is always on stage. People are always watching leaders, always talking about a leader, always testing a leader credibility. That is why setting the right example is so important, and why it is essential to make use of all the tools you have available to set an example.” Having proper rest is an important tool that shows strength in the purpose of driven leaders. A leader has desires, as well. That is, a leader wants to show skills in order in an organization, which is a strength to identify too. No one wants to work with an unorganized leader. A leader identifies the strength by the performance in leadership. The performance, then, shows the leader’s order in prioritizing and concentrating on the importance of an organization. The importance of an organization should be people. Why? People determines the success of any organization. The author needs people to be followers, followers, then, need people to …show more content…
How does the author handle the unexpected in leadership? The author cannot predict the unexpected within leadership, however, the author can prepare the followers. In doing so, the author can have team players to reflect on such a time in life where the unexpected happens and build a ready mindset, behave with cautious, trust the inner person and others. Personality has a strength all by itself, because in leadership personality is everything, good or bad or positive or negative. The author purpose to steer toward the positive and good at all times, because it determines the success of the organization and failures, if the organization does not reach its potential. When the author explores the strengths in experience it is evident the appreciation is the most valued. The author can relate to a time of being appreciated, example, First Public Message in the ministry. The outcome of family, friends, classmates and church family was phenomenal. Having had that experience firsthand is one to remember and reflect back on at times. A person feeling appreciated helps the author to appreciate others in social or organization

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