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What are your most definable leadership characteristics?
This is your opportunity to shine! What makes you a great leader? Think about the things you have been admired for. Do you have a knack for working with all types of people? Do you love ongoing learning, and have you taken essential leadership lessons from excellent leadership books? Do you grow your team because of your open, candid ongoing communication? Do you understand that each person has unique strengths, and you use each person's strengths to build up your team? Perhaps your style is servant leadership, and your motivation each day is to lead through serving others. Be excited to share your most definable leadership characteristics with the interviewer, and be sure to mention if other people have commented that they like these characteristics in you.

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What are your most definable leadership characteristics?
I know how to take control but not over the top were nobody would want to listen to me. I have a great attitude and know how to work with others and get things done in a timely manner.
Communication, Thought process.
Leading by example, my coaching style, my respect for others.
When I lead a group on a project, I am very open and friendly to all team members. I like to get the whole group involved and not just tell them what to do. I like to lead the group as working as a team versus individuals.
I communicate well, able to make decision and solve problems, able to create.
I have an extremely positive attitude, creativity, and strong ability to communicate well.
Definitely my ability to communicate to other members of the team.
Having a positive attitude, my communication, and my thought process.
Openess, interested in input from team and able to make the decision but I am happy to let others willing to give people chance to learn fail.
Communication, motivation, confidence, self improvement.
I can find a way to resolve problems while keeping everyone happy.
Work ethic, communication skills, lead by example.
Very organized and focused with strong attention to detail Efficiend.
My ability to strive under pressure and keep motivating myself and others.
Taking initiative and controlling a situation without hesitation or being intimidated is what I do best. I naturally take a leadership role and am able to relate to every individual in a group setting.
My most definable leadership skills would be leading by example because I believe that the most important aspect about being a leader is to be a leading example, in order to have validity to what you say or do.
I can coordinate people while allowing each one of them to give their best contribution to the overall project.
I am confident in myself, as in I can achieve anything I set my mind to & believe others can too.
I consider myself a leader because I can hear the different points of views from others to make the right decision, a decision that is for the common good.
I am creative, trustworthy, and confident. I do not lead from the front or back but from with in. The best quality of a leader is to be one with the others.
Ive always been very vocal, even on the basketball courts, as a point guard I have to be the vocal floor general and guide my team. Also I like to lead by example . And most importantly dedictaion.
Proactive, Flexible/Adaptable & Good Communicator.
I am dedicated, humble, open-minded, have integrity and a sense of humor.
Take a resposability, lead, assist.
When it is appropriate to lead and when it is appropriate to listen.
Being proactive, respectful and open to change. If as a leader I must be willing to change in situations and learn from my mistakes as this will reflect upon the other staff members.
My definable leadership characteristic is the ability to LEAD. I am very well at working with others and can step up and take the leadership role if needed. I can get a group together and I make sure that everyone gets involved and that everyone works together in order to prove one another. As a leader, I get call most of the shots, but I am humble to take advice and critic from my peers. I do the best I can to improve myself and my team.
The way to leadership is through experience and understanding. One of the best pieces of advice I have ever received was that you cannot tell someone how to do something until you have done it yourself. With this being said, I believe it comes with a level of understanding. By understanding you employees as well as how to execute the tasks you are giving, you are able to provide support and guidance to others.
Direct. Communicative. Positive and upbeat, personable.
Commicuating with others, being open minded, and respecting everyone around me.
Knowing how to handle people.
Honesty, I can own up to a mistake I made and I am very good with being able to sit down and conversate about what is going on and how we may fix problems. Goofy, it sounds weird but I think work environments should be where everyone can have a fun time but still get work done. And then my commitment.
I am a hard-worker, great listener, and a critical thinker.
My most definable leadership characteristics are Dedication, Fairness, and Magnanimity.
Well cared in the details and I do not like inaction in the work and I love to discover new every day and never be afraid of experience and risk.
Responsible, quick on my feet, trust worthy.
Good listener, able to handle different types of situation and able to adapt to circumstances.
I am the most senior employee during my shifts at jugo juice and I often help lead new employees and teach them the basics.
Always stay calm. Listen. Study.
Enthusiasm, assertive, disciplined, wanting to be the absolute best, achieving my highest goals at the fastest rate possible.
Communication and my thought process.
I have dedication, creativity, openminded, and fairness.
Being a positive role model and by leading through example defines me as a leader.
I have asked this of my friends and advisors alot actually. They comment that I am kindhearted and driven. That even if I am busy with something I will always ask if someone needs help and help out. I am friendly and always there to help.
I am willing to take initiative, and I stand up for what I believe.
Commitment, Honesty, Confidence.
I can communicate very well .
Took a team of 6 with low goals and inspired them to accomplish them within that month.
Communication, leading by example as well as helping others out when in need.
Attitude, I feel as though if you carry yourself like a leader others look at you as such.
Outgoing, charismatic, dependable.
Open communication. getting to know the employees on a personal level to try to find a common ground. Being honest.
Some leadership characteristics I have are making sure my team is communicating well enough. Also, I pay much attention to detail and I am determined to help out as much as I can for my company.
Being able to listen to other people's point of views. It is good enough being able to lead a team with ideas and creativity but you need to also listen to your team and work together.
Problem solver, meeting deadlines, motivator.
I'm very observant and compassionate, which are underrated qualities of a leader. If there's a decision to make or an action to be done, I always try to get a 360 degree view of every possible outcome and consider how my decision or action will affect someone else. That way when I take the lead, I'm making choices that allow everyone to come out a winner.
I like to lead by example when possible, explaining my methods and processes along the way.
Communication, I do really well with others, Giving designers a voice opens up great relationships, the more valuable you can make a designer the more you'll see a happy passionate designer.
Still able to meet goals with limited resorces.
I'm outspoken, responsible, and compassionate.
I have a lot of confidence when dealing with a client. I have one goal and that is being successful at the one thing that I am doing.
The chance to be apart of a company that has a chance to make a difference in every athlete's life. From clothing, to fuel points, motivation through techology, to following sponsored athletes.
Bringing positive energy to a group and providing direction.
I know when its time to work and get things done.
Approachable, open to ideas and feedback, positive constructive feedback to others, ethical, good listening skills.
I am a good listener, I am polite with everybody, and I treat everyone equally.
I would say that I'm very outgoing and I'm not afraid to take control of a situation if need be. I am also good at respectfully getting a point across and giving constructive criticism in the best possible manor. People deserve multiple opportunities in my eyes and being able to help them through will allow success much quicker.
Outgoing, Friendly, I can lead by example.
My extreme determination, attention to detail and hard work go without saying. What more I bring to the table is a fresh look on things, high motivation for my team and stress releasing.
I have a positive attitude, I will take full responsibility for my actions, and I can communicate effectively.
Enthusiasm, great team work spirit and capacity to work under preassure.