DQ #1: Truths About Leadership
Read the article, “10 Tough Truths About Leadership”. Based on the information in the article, which of the ten truths do you think are the most important for leaders to understand and why? Emotional intelligence has become an important topic in leadership. The 5th truth in this article deals with emotions. What can leaders do to help control emotions? According to the 9th truth, leaders should be relentless in their pursuit of goals. Is it ever appropriate to give up on a goal? Give an example and explain why it is or why it is not appropriate to give up on a achieving a goal. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
DQ #2: Leadership Trait Questionnaire
Rate yourself on the Leadership Trait Questionnaire. What do you perceive as your greatest strength? Give an example of how your behavior in one situation illustrated this strength. What do you perceive as your greatest weakness? Give an example of how your behavior in one situation illustrated this weakness. Respond to at least two of your fellow students' postings.