In exodus 18:25-27(KJV)it serves as a good example showing how Moses chose some men out of Israel and made them heads over the people; people who even judged the other people at all seasons. A great leader should be a value adder to the other people. As a leader, you should choose the values and the ethics that are most important to you, the values and ethics you believe in and that define your character. Then live them visibly every day at work. Living your values is one of the most powerful tools available to you to help you lead and influence others. Don't waste your best opportunity. If you want to lead successfully for an extended period of time you definitely must provide ideas to the others in a positive attitude. A positive attitude leads to positive activity. Especially for leaders, it is important to have a positive mindset. People will emulate their leaders. If leaders expect positive outcomes and behave in such a way that reflects those beliefs, followers will follow suit. I agree, you don’t have to have a positive attitude to lead. But you do if you want to lead in a positive direction. A positive attitude helps you cope more easily with the daily affairs of life. It brings optimism into your life, and makes it easier to avoid worries and negative thinking. If you adopt it as a way of life, it will bring constructive changes into your life, and makes them happier, brighter and more successful. With a positive attitude you see the bright side of life, become optimistic, and expect the best to happen. It is certainly a state of mind that is well worth developing. A positive attitude leads to happiness and success and can change your whole life. If you look at the bright side of life, your whole life becomes filled with light. This light affects not only you, and the way you look at the world, but it also affects your whole environment and the people around you. If it is strong enough, it becomes contagious. Biblically our attitude should be respectful, faithful, cooperative, helpful, willingness, dependable, participating, and encouraging. (1 Cor. 10:32, 1 Cor. 14:12, Heb. 2:12). Good leaders draw others to themselves; the best leader will inspire his followers. He will lead, yet people will not feel that they are being led. If you direct people through issuing directives, you will come up against opposition and resistance. The most effective leadership is to help others feel they are working from their own initiative. To inspire your fellow workers in this way, it is necessary to lead by example and offer encouragement where appropriate. Jesus leads by an example when He fed a great multitude with only five barley cakes and two fish on the eastern side of the Sea of Galilee. (John 6:10). A good leader will also train others how to fly.As a leader you have responsibility of training the others on how to be effective. Flying in our case is going to the other level. Since we have different capabilities and talents, one as a leader should train the others how to do the right things instead of the wrong ones. Right things means, doing the Christianity deeds that usually impresses our Lord. The bible states that one should give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning (Proverbs 9:9). Last but not the least, a leader sees and seizes opportunity. To seize an opportunity is to possess oneself of something. Once you come across an opportunity as a leader you should make efforts and show some commitment so that you can achieve what you want.
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