Sarah Simpson MBA, FIntLM, BSc, Dip Man, Cert Man, DCR
Sarah Simpson is a freelance trainer, lecturer, writer and the owner of Dragontooth Training and Consultancy. She is passionate about designing and delivering bespoke courses covering the public, private and third sector. She utilises th...
What makes a great leader? Is it even definable?
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a great leader" President John Quincy Adams
If you asked 100 people what the most important leadership skill is, you would no doubt get 100 different answers.
This book covers the first 5 of my 'Top Ten Leadership Skills, which have been chosen after careful consideration of:
I hope you will take the skills in this book and make them your own, in order to become an inspirational, motivational and transformational leader.
This book concentrates on leadership skills as being transformational and inspirational in nature. This is not to say that managers do not have these skills and indeed I am not making that distinction. Managers are often thought of in terms of following procedure and ‘getting the job done’ with less concern for staff development and needs. But, as far as this book goes the term ‘leader’ also refers to the ‘manager’. (For a more detailed explanation of managers vs. leaders please see the book ‘The Skills, Models and Philosophies of Leadership)