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Leadership Principles

Know yourself and seek self-improvement
In order to know yourself, you have to understand your be, know, and do, attributes. Seeking self-improvement means continually strengthening your attributes. This can be accomplished through self-study, formal classes, reflection, and interacting with others.
Be technically proficient
As a leader, you must know your job and have a solid familiarity with your employee's tasks.
Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions
Search for ways to guide your organization to new heights. And when things go wrong, they always do sooner or later- do not blame others. Analyze the situation, take corrective action, and move on to the next challenge.
Make sound and timely decisions
Use good problem solving, decision making, and planning tools.
Set the example
Be a good role model for your employees.
Know your people and look out for their well-being
Know human nature and the importance of sincerely caring for your workers.
Keep your workers informed
Know how to communicate with not only them, but also senors and other key people.
Develop a sense of responsibility in your workers
Help to develop good character traits that will help them carry out their professional responsibilities.
Ensure that tasks are understood, supervised, and accomplished
Communication is the key to this responsibility.
Train as a team
Although many so called leaders call their organization, department, section, ect. a team, they are not really teams...they are just a group of people doing their jobs.
Use the full capabilities of your organization
By developing a team spirit, you will be able to employ your organization, department, section, etc. to it's fullest capabilites.