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Tell me your favorite part of being a leader.

8 Answer Examples

By: Rachelle Enns

How to Answer

The interviewer wants to see that you have a genuine passion for leadership. Perhaps you are a people person who loves to motivate and encourage your team members. Maybe you enjoy helping others identify their strengths. Perhaps you thrive on assisting others to work towards accomplishing their professional goals. Whatever you enjoy most, be sure to tell the interviewer that you plan to be a passionate leader within their organization.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"I love being a leader! If I had to choose one aspect that made leadership the most rewarding, it would be the fact that I can change someone's life or career path by guiding and encouraging them. I am excited to have the opportunity to be a leader for your team."

Admin
Answer example

"I like to make a positive impact on the lives of others. By being a positive person, I can influence the thought patterns of my coworkers."

Manager
Answer example

"The best part of being a leader in the marketing industry can teach and train new and exciting methods for advertising and content creation. I am a highly creative individual, so this leadership factor appeals to me."

Marketing
Answer example

"I love helping people grow and achieve their potential. It's fun for me to identify someone's potential and help groom them and support them in achieving it."

Retail
Answer example

"I enjoy helping other people reach their potential. Seeing someone grow and flourish in a new role is very satisfying."

Sales
Answer example

"I love the responsibility of being a leader; you get to help mold people into a better version of themselves and in the process, I know I am always being challenged. I always learn and grow with each new task, team, and challenge that comes my way."

Teacher
Answer example

"My favorite part of being a leader is the fact that I can influence and impact our future leaders. I am excited to see where my students will end up one day."

Chef
Answer example

"I love being a leader! If I had to choose one aspect that made leadership the most rewarding, it would be the fact that I can change someone's life or career path by guiding and encouraging them. I am really excited to come on board as an experience chef, and have the opportunity to be a leader for you at the same time."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 08/28/2016
Last modified on: 08/05/2018

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