In One’S Life Everyone Wants To Become A Leader In At Least

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In one’s life everyone wants to become a leader in at least one activity. There is some strange feeling of satisfaction that comes along with being the boss. During On Course by Skip Downing and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey they continue to stress using effective communication and learning so you can become a leader in your home, workplace, and community. They have many ideas on how to help you with concept, but there are four specific ideas that I believe effect this leadership concept the most. I do believe that the most effective way to help become a leader in On Course by Skip Downing and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is self esteem, interaction, learning, and what makes a true leader.…show more content…
This was an example on why I personally believe that self-esteem plays a big role in being effective, because this exact situation happened to me this year in my math class. Therefore, that is why I completely agree with Downing about self-esteem and that it plays a big role in being effective. During On Course by Skip Downing and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey they talk about many different ways one can interact with other human beings. In my opinion, the best way to communicate with other human being sis Covey 's "Six Paradigms of Human Interactions" (Covey 217). I believe if one uses the six paradigms it can improve your leadership potential, and these concepts can shape you into a great leader. The first paradigm is "Win/Win" (Covey 217). This is "constantly seeking mutual benefits in all human interactions" (Covey 217). This can shape an individual into a great leader, because you would never make any one mad, and everyone would resultingly be happy. The second paradigm is "Win/Lose" (Covey 218). According to Covey, this is "the authoritarian approach" (Covey 218). To me you need this to be a good leader. The next paradigm is "Lose/Win" (Covey 220). This one is pretty much caving in and being a friend. This is a necessity when you become a leader, because you do not want to be a mean boss or have your
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