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Contents Mentor¿s Message: Leading Starts with Knowing ix Leading People: The Basics 1 The Challenge of Contemporary Leadership 3 Recognize the challenges of the modern leader and how they differ from those of the past. Expand your leadership skills 5 Leading or managing? 6 Recognize the leadership challenge 6 What Makes an Effective Leader? 7 Discover how effective leaders can adapt to different situations. Charismatic leaders seem to shine 8 Transformational leaders focus on the people and the task 10 Pragmatic leaders¿from the ideal to the real 11 Effective leaders are future-focused 12 How to Acquire Leadership Skills 17 Learn how to gain the skills you need to lead successfully. Be aggressive about becoming a leader 18 Learn to adapt to different leadership styles 19 How to Craft a Vision 25 Take the first step to becoming a real leader by creating a vision for change. Where does your vision fit into the organizational scheme? 26 What comprises a clearly stated, empowering vision? 26 Develop your vision 27 How to Motivate the People You Need 35 Persuade, influence, and motivate people¿in your group and outside¿to achieve your vision. Watch the political scene closely 36 Care for your people 37 Create a trusting environment 39 Adapt your leadership style to the needs of your people 41 How to Care for Yourself 43 Remember your own personal needs to remain effective as a leader and as a person. How can you care for yourself? 48 Tips and Tools 51 Tools for Leading People 53 Worksheets to help you plan your role as leader and motivator. Test Yourself 63 A helpful review of concepts presented in this guide. Take the test before and after you¿ve read through the guide to see how much you¿ve learned. Answers to test questions 66 To Learn More 69 Additional titles of articles and books if you want to go more deeply into the topic. Sources for Leading People 85 Notes 87 For you to use as ideas come to mind.
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