Leadership

Family and Consumer Science

Make sure you study your vocabulary!

This is your Vocabulary!

Citizenship-the state of being vested with the rights, privileges, and duties of a citizen.

Citizen- a native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes allegiance to its government andis entitled to its protection

Volunteer-a person who voluntarily offers himself or herself for a service or undertaking

Leadership-an act or instance of leading; guidance; direction

Leader- a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group

Motivate- to provide with a motive or motives; incite; impel

Delegate- a person designated to act for or represent another or others; deputy; representative, as in a political convention

Autocratic Leader- A leader who dictates

Democratic Leader- A leader who involves everyone in the decision making

Teamwork- When everyone works together to reach a goal

                                                 Leadership  Skills and Styles

For picture #1 these are the definitions: You should know these already, but here they are again.

Delegate- a person designated to act for or represent another or others; deputy; representative, as in a political convention

Autocratic Leader- A leader who dictates
Democratic Leader- A leader who involves everyone in the decision making

You should combine all these to be a perfect leader.

For picture #2: These are the leadership skills you need to know for an assignment.

                              Assuming Responsibility for Choices And Actions

If you are the leader then you have to make some choices. You have to choose who does what job.  You want to put a person with a good background of a job at the job their good at. If someone was good at writing then you would give them the writing job. If you make a bad choice then you have to assume responsibilty for it. You can't blame the  person if you put them on a job they're not good at.


Motivation

Motivation is a key part in being a leader. Motivating people is like giving them energy. They will do better on the project and will work faster so your group can do more. If their motivated that just makes them want o do as much as they can and if you're a great motivater then your group will do their best and more. They will spend all the time they can trying to make their part beter and better. You wouldn't believe how much better your group can be with a little motivation.

Character/Citizenship,Service

You need to be as big of a part as anyone else in your group. You have to show citizenship by doing your part in your group. Your will probably have to put in more time than anyone else because you have to help the group members and do your own fair share. Your group needs to work as a group. You have to motivate your group to work together as one. Teamwork is a key part. You need to make sure your using character and citizenship because you have to do a lot and help a lot.

Taking Risks, Overcoming Adversity

Your group is going to have hard times. Not everything you do will be easy, but you have to come over adversity. You might have to take risks. Taking risks might cause problems but you will need to find another way to fix it. Taking risks when you don't need to is a bad thing. It can cause problems that you don't need to have. This could mean you have to completely restart. Only take risks when you have to.

Using Manners

You need to use manners when your a leader. You need to use manners anytime you do anything. Using manners makes you look a lot better than being rude. Using manners gives you good character. It will help keep your proup members happy and enthusiastic. If you are rude then they won't want to work with you. Having manners leads you to better group projects and more enthusiasm. It will also lead you to new oppurtunities. You could have a B in that class but you get a 100 on the project that your doing and get an A in the class. You could meet new friends and learn new interesting things. Using manners could lead you to meet your soulmate.

Diversity and Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism is an important part in being a leader. You need to be open mind and willing to accept their thoughts no matter what culture. The United States is full of multiculturalism. If they bring in things that you don't like then just talk to them. You will need to come to something you both like or can tolerate. Their is tons of people in this world with tons of cultures, so you probably won't like everyone. It is ok if you don't, but you need to try as a leader.

How to Volunteer

You need to volunteer as much as you can and do anything you can do to volunteer. You need to do as much as possible to help anyone who really needs it. You don't need to do everything for everyone in your group. If you volunteer to much then everyone will want to be in your group because you do all the work. You don't want to be used by other people. It could be the other way. People could not want to be with you because you seem like you just take over and are controlling. You don't want that.

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