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Improving Your Listening Skills

Leading by Listening

“You’re not listening to me.”
“Did you even hear a word that I said?”
“You’re missing the point.”
“Why do I even bother trying to communicate with you?”

If you have half a pulse, and you’ve actually interacted with other human beings, then you’ve either uttered some of these words to someone in total frustration, or worse, someone has uttered them to you with equal disdain.
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Leadership Vision

VALUING YOUR VISION
– by Dr. John C. Maxwell

Where will your student organization be in three years? Next year?

Without vision, leaders can find themselves and their organization going nowhere fast. But a good vision can be the roadmap to an organization’s successful destination.

There’s no doubt that vision is valuable to a leader. But how valuable is it to you?
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Becoming a Leader

Levels of Leadership

If you’ve ever found yourself in a leadership position, whether it be on your school’s athletic team, in your fraternity or sorority, or in your student government association or professional association, you have probably asked yourself many times, “What does it take to become a good leader?”
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The 10 Commandments of Communication

The 10 Commandments of Communication
by Dr. John C. Maxwell

Can you hear it? If not, you must be able to see it… There’s an explosion currently taking place in American society, and its effects are all around us. Television. Radio. Books. Telemarketing. Video conferencing. Magazines. Newspapers. Online services. Faxes. Overnight delivery.

For the past 50 years, communication has been growing so explosively that it seems almost impossible to keep up. In fact, Kaiser Aluminum News reports that since 1955, fifty percent of the cost of running the American economy has been related to communication.
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Qualities of an Effective Leader

The Student Activities Leadership Institute at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida, came up with the following character traits of an effective leader. How do you measure up?
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