The Gift of Leadership

1419 WordsFeb 19, 20186 Pages
Introduction We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man’s gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his faith. If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching let him teach; if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently… —Romans 12; 6-8 Leadership is an influence relationship between leaders and followers who intend real changes and outcomes that reflect their shared purposes. The explanation would be, influence is involved in leadership. Leadership is reciprocal, in many organization the superiors influences their subordinates but in some organization subordinates influences their superiors. Leadership involves creating change and the changes are towards the outcome which the leaders and followers both want. An important aspect would be influencing others to follow a common vision. Leadership is a people activity. Since leadership involves people, there are followers. Every individual who has a great skill and is expertise in their field is a leader for example musician, scientist, etc. In the leadership process follower is very essential. Those who are a good leader knows how to follow, it’s when they set an example for others. There’s one stereotype belief that the leaders are different and they are above all. But the thing is the amount of qualities needed for an effective leadership is as same as for effective
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