Leadership, week 3

During our lessons this week, we will talk about three specific Leadership skills:  being positive in our outlook, taking the initiative, and striving to improve.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below:

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” — Ray Kroc (founder of MacDonald’s restaurants)

Being positive and proactive, taking the initiative, and striving to improve are all important leadership skills.  Being positive means having an open mind and a “Can Do” attitude — keeping an optimistic outlook on whatever our situation may be.  Initiative means that we take action when we see something that needs to be done — we don’t wait around for someone else to do it.  Striving to improve means that we try to get a little bit better every day.

Discussion Questions:

  1.  When we work with a new skill in our lessons together, do you believe you can learn how to do it?
  2.  How can you take the initiative on something?
  3.  What is something you would like to get better at?

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