Personal Leadership

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Personal Leadership Introduction For the past couples of month, I have gained a lot of knowledge and learnt about leadership and its challenges. Through the innumerable discussions, case studies, lectures and readings, I got to acquaint myself with the various leadership challenges and the ways leaders can rectify and develop pragmatic solution top the leadership problems. As an individual with a desire to become a top CEO in a listed company, I got interested in the topic of leadership as I felt it prepared me for the future daunting task that I am likely to face should my dream come true. Various leadership lessons leant in this unit made my learning enjoyable and practical. Discussion The first leadership lesson learnt was the difference of being a leader and that of being in leadership position. Most people including those who have management classes have still failed to comprehend the difference between a leader and those who are not leaders but are in the leadership position. From my studies, I got to learn that leadership is an act of influencing others more than they influence you in order to achieve organization goals ADDIN EN.CITE Kouzes2002127(Kouzes & Posner, 2002)1271276Kouzes, J. M., Posner, B. Z.The Leadership Challenge (3rd ed.)2002San FranciscoJossey-Bass( HYPERLINK l "_ENREF_3" o "Kouzes, 2002 #127" Kouzes & Posner, 2002). The influence that a real leader should have is that which enhances the performance of the organization and not those that
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