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What are the three primary components provided as exercises at the end of the chapter for an individual to determine how effective their personal leadership is?

1. Integrity
2. Initiative
3. Servanthood

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When developing personal leadership, _____________ wrote the book _______________ to promote the self-serving moral dilemma that it is easier to develop the perception that one has the qualities of a good leader instead of working hard to actually develop those qualities.

Machiavelli
The Prince

3

a compelling desire for some type of achievement or distinction

Ambition

4

A president, general, CEO of a corporation, pastor, principal of a school are examples of what?

Formal Positional Leadership

5

Taking action to bring about change in your everyday situation by mobilizing resources around you is the definition of ________ _____________.

Personal Leadership

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The ability to take action that brings about change in one’s area of influence by mobilizing others to accomplish a shared vision is the definition of _________ _________ __________.

Informal Personal Leadership

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When an individual believe their life and behavior is primarily ruled by the decisions and actions of other people or outside circumstances, they display _________ ______ ___ ___________.

External sense of victimization

8

When an individual believes that under the guidance of God their life and behavior is governed by their personal decisions and actions, they display ________ _______ ___ _____________.

Internal Sense of Responsibility

9

What is the primary reason an individual is unable to see the possibilities of what our all-knowing, all-powerful God has for their lives?

They are too focused upon themselves.

10

What are the five qualities that help to produce informal positional leadership?

1. Credibility
2. Inspiration
3. Persuasion
4. Empathy
5. Partnership

11

Who was the person from the Old Testament highlighted in the chapter as being an example of informal positional leadership?

Jethro

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Individuals display the quality of ___________ when they focus on equality and mutual respect rather than dominance and subordination.

Partnership

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The quality of ________ grows out of emotional strengths and can be developed an enhanced if a person seeks it and begins to practice it.

Empathy

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____________ is built upon the principles, convictions and insights that are developed in personal leadership.

Credibility

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Individuals display the quality of ____________ when they can effectively communicate insights in a manner that clearly explains the concept, benefits, and value of an idea.

Persuasion

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Individuals display the quality of ___________ when they can communicate good ideas to others in a way that they can understand is important.

Inspiration

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Individuals display the quality of _________ when they are able to understand and imaginatively enter into the experience and feelings of another person.

Empathy

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Individuals display the quality of ____________ when they can demonstrate behaviors in their own life that reinforces credibility and evokes others to aspire to follow them.

Inspiration

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___________ is the belief of others that you can make a difference, so they take action to follow you.

Credibility

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What are the five qualities that help to produce formal positional leadership?

1. Serving
2. Modeling
3. Positioning
4. Envisioning
5. Investing

21

__________ is the mindset in a leader that places the needs of those led before one’s own self-interests.

Serving

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____________ is the intentional and regular practice of being able to ask others to perform a task because they know you are willing to do it yourself.

Modeling

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What are the four ways a leader can show that __________ in those they lead is a priority.

Investing
1. Spend time with them
2. Provide adequate resources
3. Provide access to information
4. Share

24

The quality of ___________ is the capacity to imagine and articulate exciting future possibilities.

Envisioning

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One of the roles under this capacity is that of a __________. In this role the leader imagines a better future, avoids boundaries, and allows creativity to run free.

Dreamer

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Another role under this capacity is that of a ____________. In this role the leader helps those led to catch and endorse the same vision, as well as expand and enhance the vision.

Dream-caster

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Another one of the roles under this capacity is that of a _____________. In this role the leader provides resources for empowering those led to accomplish the shared vision.

Dream-maker

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What are the three ways a formal leader can position themselves in relation to those they lead?

1. Above
2. Ahead
3. Alongside

29

____________: This position is recommended to be used by a leader about 50% of the time.

Alongside

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__________Leaders in this position promote individual development, increase appreciation of diversity, and results in a sense of self-worth in those they lead.

Ahead

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_______: Leaders in this position have authority and are expected to use it.

Above

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___________: Leaders in this position see their role as an opportunity to collaborate with their fellow workers.

Alongside

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________: This position is recommended to be used by a leader about 45% of the time.

Ahead

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________: Leaders in this position use fear as a motivator resulting in compliance rather than growth.

Above

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____________: Leaders in this position may find difficulty in determining who is actually responsible for the follow through of any given project.

Alongside

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________: Leaders in this position can lull their followers into an unhealthy dependence upon a benevolent leader.

Ahead

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_______: This position is recommended to be used by a leader about 5% of the time.

Above

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What are the five qualities that help to produce personal leadership?

1. Principles
2. Conviction
3. Initiative
4. Insight
5. Trailblazing

39

___________ compels people in a way that stirs them to want to take action.

Conviction

40

Most of the greatest inventions of the world came about through people with _______ who are constantly challenging the status quo with new possibilities and concepts.

Insight

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People with _________ display an attitude that arises primarily from an internal sense of responsibility.

Initiative

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People who exhibit ______________ are not afraid to take the risks that are necessary to reach a better place.

Trailblazing

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People display __________ when they don’t care about popularity or manipulation when taking action to bring about change due to their inner compass.

Principles

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___________ impels people in a way that transforms moral principles into moral action.

Conviction

45

People with ___________ believe they can make a difference and take action.

Initiative

46

People who are honest and whose words are dependable show they have ___________.

Principles

47

__________ propels people forward into the actual process of taking action.

Conviction

48

People with _______ have the capacity to discern the hidden nature of situations and generate solutions to perplexing challenges.

Insight

49

People of __________ believe that if good can be done, it should be done

Conviction

50

People who exhibit ____________ with recognize a path before others do; travel the path themselves; and reveal the path to others.

Trailblazing

51

What four key elements stand out as components in the working definition of leadership provided in the text?

1. Vision
2. Action
3. Mobilization
4. Change