Leaders and Leadership

Leaders are everywhere and hail from all walks of life. Sometimes they are business or government leaders, or even leaders in your own families.

Most people meet someone in their lives whom they admire for their leadership characteristics and skills. Think about some leaders you have known

or read about and why they inspired you.

Use the library, your course materials, and the Internet to research biographies of various leaders and leadership theories. Then, respond to the


Identify 3 leaders, and discuss why you admire them.

Briefly describe 1 of the leaders you admire and why you selected that leader.

What leadership traits does he or she possess that you think are most important in being an effective leader?