Like A Team

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Do You Know Your Leadership Character?

What kind of leader are you? Do you know what your leadership character looks like to other people? Look at this list and see if any of these definitions sound familiar.

  • man question mark 1 238x300 Do You Know Your Leadership Character?Ambitious (aspiring, hardworking, striving)
  • Broad-Minded (open- minded, flexible, receptive, tolerant)
  • Caring (appreciative, compassionate, concerned, loving, nurturing)
  • Competent (capable, proficient, effective, gets the job done, professional)
  • Cooperative (collaborative, team player, responsive)
  • Courageous (bold, daring, fearless, gutsy)
  • Dependable (reliable, conscientious, responsible)
  • Determined (dedicated, resolute, persistent, purposeful)
  • Fair-Minded (just, unprejudiced, objective, forgiving, willing to pardon others)
  • Forward-Looking (visionary, foresighted, concerned about the future, sense of direction)
  • Honest (truthful, has , trustworthy, has character, is trusting)
  • Imaginative (creative, innovative, curious)
  • Independent (self-reliant, self-sufficient, self- confident)
  • Inspiring (uplifting, enthusiastic, energetic, humorous, cheerful, optimistic, positive about future)
  • Intelligent (bright, smart, thoughtful, intellectual, reflective, logical)
  • Loyal (faithful, dutiful, unswerving in allegiance, devoted)
  • Mature (experienced, wise, has depth)
  • Self-Controlled (restrained, self-disciplined)
  • Straightforward (direct, candid, forthright)
  • Supportive (helpful, offers assistance, comforting)

This check list was found at Turning Potential Into Performance.


“No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.” — Peter Drucker

“The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.”—

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower

“You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership.”— Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The best is he who calls men to the best. And those who heed the call are also blessed. But worthless who call not, heed not, but rest.” — Hesiod 8th Century BC Greek poet

“Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.”— General Douglas MacArthur

“Leadership must be based on goodwill. Goodwill does not mean posturing and, least of all, pandering to the mob. It means obvious and wholehearted commitment to helping . We are tired of we fear, tired of we love, and of tired of who let us take liberties with them. What we need for are men of the heart who are so helpful that they, in effect, do away with the need of their jobs. But like that are never out of a job, never out of . Strange as it sounds, great gain authority by giving it away.” — Admiral James B. Stockdale

“Great are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.”—

 Do You Know Your Leadership Character?

Dale Roach

Dale is the creator of "Like A Team."He has been working with businesses, charity organizations, volunteer groups and church groups in the development of teamwork for over 25 years.The goal of "Like A Team" is to help share the knowledge and skills of healthy team creators across the planet.
 Do You Know Your Leadership Character?
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