Steve Jobs and Stephen King both employ the idea of death to inspire their audience to strive for greatness while taking chances and to give back money where it belongs, respectively; however, Jobs uses simple and complex sentence with formal language to convey his message with short, easy-to-remember business mottos while King balances mostly informal and formal language, with both complex and simple sentences as well to increase the effectiveness of their arguments. They approach their mottos in different ways but are both individually successful due to their backgrounds, as Jobs has a background in business, strengthening his business-like mottos and King has a more relatable background as an “everyday guy,” strengthening his informal mottos,
3. Great leaders are genuine and authentic: These leaders know who they are and they are not afraid to let others see their core values, their strengths, and their weaknesses. They are transparent and let everyone know in a way that is seen as “real” and genuine. 4. Effective leaders have a professional presence: Great leaders have a way of being “in the moment”, both in a group setting (on stage) and in individual interactions.
The observations made by me and interview responses collected are similar which shows that the findings are correct. If a comparison is undertaken of the responses with the path goal theory of leadership it can be said that the NAB’s team leader is effective in his doings and guiding his team members as he does not make use of any wrong power to guide them. For guiding his team members he undertakes a supportive role and makes use of his expert power for making others also expert in their work and undertaking of given duties. By making use of socialized power and his expert power he helps his team members in finding the best way of doing things and removing the impediments that can hinder them from realizing their goals. With this leader power realted finding it can be said that the NAB’s team leader is an effective leader in concern to path goal
Benjamin Franklin is an archetypal American because of his values of self-improvement, community-mindedness, and frugality. In his early life, Franklin begins to exhibit a trait that is now an integral part of American identity: a commitment to self-improvement.
he is very reliable and responsible and can be trusted to accomplish any task or assignment. he has great citizenship skills, aforementioned, and never hesitates to assist anyone in their time of need. Though with strength comes weakness, there are little
And in order to go through with his plans in his group he needs to lead them in the right path. Even though Everett confesses that there is no treasure his key characteristics helped back him up in his reasoning for them to stay. Everett’s characteristics of cleverness, calmness, and persuasion all help him and the Soggy Bottom Boys to succeed and get through all types of situations. Those three characteristics is what makes Everett such a great leader and make him the person he is, along with his hair obsession and somewhat flowery language. He takes pride in what he has and is the most important character in “Oh Brother Where Art
Desmond Tutu and the Big Five Desmond Tutu’s personality can be described and explained by the Big Five trait theory. Extraversion is the trait that includes sociable behaviour, dominance, and enthusiasm (Friedman & Schustack, 2014). According to Gish (2004), Tutu is a very extroverted person. He is described as being a leader who is charismatic and strong willed (Gish, 2004). Agreeableness is the trait that includes warmth, caring, friendliness and cooperation (Friedman & Schustack, 2014).
The sub traits are what stand out to me the most with the Five Factor Model. The reason these stand out to me is because the sub traits are how we determine the major trait of the individual. These sub traits are what many use to describe the major trait and also are what are used most to label the individual. Knowing the characteristics or sub traits of an individual that include being thoughtful, having good impulse control and have behaviors that are goal directed will show that that individual is conscientious and will have the major trait of
His positive qualities were that he was a great listener, honest, focused, and empowered his employees. He also possessed excellent communication skills and was able to effectively work with others to create innovative solutions to problems. He did not possess many negative qualities. At times he had to be more authoritative and direct in a crisis, but I believe this was appropriate. He seemed very well respected by everyone and I did witness any problems occur.
He reveals to the audience that “what [he] really [takes] joy and pride in – what means the most to [him] about [his] career – is not the wanton destruction and television fame, it’s the passion for exploration, the curiosity, the hunger for knowledge that [they] demonstrate on the show.” Later in the speech Hyneman tells the graduates “that the best way to move ahead is to focus on asking the right questions along the way” and that “a lot of people just aren’t so persistent about asking such questions – and find themselves someplace they never wanted to be [while] others can’t wait to see what is around the next corner, on the top of the next hill.” Here, Hyneman is using details to explain to the audience that he thinks he’s successful because he fosters curiosity and exploration. Hyneman could have vaguely referenced self-improvement, but instead he equates self- improvement and advancement with being curious and wanting to explore, details that are central to his argument about “moving
His display of interpersonal regard while recognizing the needs of others has built a climate of trust. He identifies and understands personal values of superiors, subordinates, and peers. He understands and knows how to get along with co-workers and develops interpersonal trust; establishing effective working relationships. Officer Kohler has made valuable contributions to every team he has built and been assigned. He has excelled in keeping with, and sometimes creating, forward team
It is with pleasure that I provide a letter of recommendation for Devincee Anderson. I have the opportunity of being a co-worker with him while he is currently employing at Division of Youth Services as a Youth Services Specialist-II. Devincee is extremely dedicated to the committed youths, detailed oriented, self-motivated, and deeply compassionate. Devincee is a natural leader and always meeting his deadlines. Devincee is an intelligent and motivated individual.
His appearance and hygiene is always good and within policy. His uniforms and equipment are well maintained, as are the vehicles assigned to him. Officer Penrose has a positive attitude which helps cultivate a pleasant working environment. He accepts assignments without complaint and completes them to the best of his ability with minimal supervision. Officer Penrose can be counted on to assist other officers when appropriate.
The characteristics include empathy, caring, positive attitude, respect, hope, genuineness, autonomy for the client, and mutuality (Austin, 2002, pp. 119-127). These all are important due to the fact they all support a successful atmosphere to work in. Looking at the list, you realize you must minimize the potential for negativity. The client needs these to feel as if they matter as well as establish their self-worth.
A leader is someone you can look up to with admiration. A proper leader does not mislead the people that stand with them. They are open, honest, and responsible. They don’t hide their failures. They own up to their mistakes because that’s what leaders do.