write 600 words
that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Leaders are everywhere and hail from all walks of life. Sometimes they are business or government leaders, or even leaders in your own families. Most people meet someone in their lives whom they admire for their leadership characteristics and skills. Think about some leaders you have known or read about and why they inspired you.
Use the library, your course materials, and the Internet to research biographies of various leaders and leadership theories. Then, respond to the following:
- Identify 3 leaders, and discuss why you admire them.
- Briefly describe 1 of the leaders you admire and why you selected that leader.
- What leadership traits does he or she possess that you think are most important in being an effective leader?