Not every leader has a top-ranking or supervisory job. Many people are leaders among fellow staff members and within project teams because they haveand wisely useimportant leadership skills.
We have all seen leaders in action, for example:
We have experienced leaders with many different styles. Some have been effective or caring. Some have been divisive or even ruthless. Some have been great role models, others big disappointments.
Quality leadership plays a big part in creating and delivering solid professional training. Leaders are essential to an organization establishing itself as an outstanding provider of HIV care in the community.
Use the Leadership Characteristics List below to assess your leadership skills in either your position in a clinic, agency, or organization; or the way in which you carry out your work in a non-leadership position. Use it to learn about yourself and what characteristics you would like to improve.
Rate yourself from 1 to 5
(1 = applies to me; 5 = I need to improve or develop this characteristic)
Who, where, what will help me improve in this area
Positively approach challenges and change
Use creative problem solving
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