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By Ron Victor Published 11/22/2007 | Education

Todays youths need to develop their leadership skills, which is very necessary.  Both leadership skills and leadership training is very much important. But today only very few youths take up leadership skills training programs and such leadership training will help you to understand and adjust things in both workplace and even at home. Opportunities to develop your leadership skills and leadership qualities arent limited to youth groups; you may even develop your leadership skills even at places like church and social service organizations.

There are so many things that a leader should needs to develop; he needs to be communicative, adjust with his friends and peers, he should have the ability to influence and persuade people to do things positively. A leader should be able to understand others problems and help them. We are all born and raised from different places, countries and culture; hence we need to accept, learn, adjust and respect other people. A leader should always need to be an example for his followers. We need to remember that leaders are not born they are made. If you are a leader of a team, even if the team has only one other person, you need to immediately develop a new set of skills in order to determine what skills these are, and you need to consider the beginning of these high performing teams. A leader should be able to see the big picture, and he needs to have a clear idea about what they want to do and what sort of result or achievements do they expect.

The greatest thing about being a leader in personal life or in work place is that you will be able to practice your skills, influence and persuade others towards a common goal. As a team leader, you will be able to promote the excellent principles of team work, teaching people important values and morals. A leader never compares him with others, but he compares with what he has accomplished, his goals and victories. A good leader has an excellent character and must be trustworthy, hence he needs to be trusted and he should definitely be honest, polite and approachable. A good leader is a person who will never hesitate to role up his sleeves and get messy! A leader must be always enthusiastic about the cause or work. Only a confident leader will set the direction and lead the group in the correct path. If you do things purposeful and orderly, your followers will look for security and reassurance. Last but not least; a good leader should be tolerant and remain calm during problematic situations and try solving it.

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