The Five Practices Of Exemplary Leadership

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Although the word philosophy is commonly associated with science there is another definition that means “a theory or attitude that acts as a guiding principle for behavior” (Webster Dictionary, 2017). In terms of a leadership philosophy it means setting goals and guild lines to make myself a better leader. ) In order to do this, there are several steps that have to be taken, and the first is realizing one’s own faults. There is no such thing as a perfect leader because a leader should always be changing and learning. I am no exception to this rule, through this course I have learned what a leader should be and more importantly I have learned what I have to work on. The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership The five practices of exemplary leadership are five popular leadership styles that people like to use. Although there are five practices it does not mean that it is limited to five; there are countless different leadership practices, but these five and found in almost every leader. The five practices of exemplary leadership are model the way, inspire a shared vision, challenge the process, enable others to act, and encourage the heart. Model the Way This practice of leadership depends heavily on the role model concept. It believes that you lead by example but it takes it a step further. Model the way does not only believe in showing people by example it also believes in ailing shared values, thoughts, and actions. I believe model the way is the practice that resonates
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