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L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. - (3 of 3)

Talking some more about Leadership, you may remember that I published a series of posts 2 years ago titled: L.E.A.D.E.R (see links below). 

This is the final part of Rita Balian Allen's article. Comments ingreen fontand pictures are mine.

Top Ten Competencies of Leadership (cont'd): Sense of Humor - always keep things in perspective, maintain a balanced and grounded outlook at all times, use laughter and humor appropriately as an effective stress releaser as well as team builder; smile and laugh often appreciating the positive in all situations
EWE: One area where having a sense of humour has served me well is highlighting learning and "laughing" points when something doesn't go as well as expected. It is definitely a stress reliever - and releaser. High Standards of Excellence - set a tone for high standards of excellence; display behaviors that create trust and credibility; maintain the highest level of integrity, honesty and sincerity; be genuine with your intentio…

L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P - (2 of 3)

This is the 2nd part of the article by Rita Balian Allen. Her article was really rich hence my splitting it into 3 parts.

You will notice that I have added my comments ingreen fontand added pictures too.

Two of the top Ten Competencies of Leadership: Energy, Enthusiasm and Eagerness - these 3 E’s always generate positive attitudes and optimistic thinking, resulting in high impact and motivation; this is contagious - if you embody positive energy, enthusiasm and eagerness in your everyday interactions, so will others
EWE: These 3 Es are key for engaging others so I want to dig in a bit here
- Energy - according to Google, "Energy is :the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity." The word sustained is important in life and in leadership because you do not want things to start up on a high note and just stop short of achieving the set goal(s)/objective(s).
- Enthusiasm and Eagerness are synonyms and refer to the level of interest. It is difficult to m…