Leadership is the process by which a leader engages others, who are then motivated to achieve common goals. This type of social persuasion connects people around the leader's soft power of influence, as opposed to coercive displays of power or position, and drives them towards meeting shared objectives.
Leaders can lead through the force of personality traits such as energy, drive, and initiative. Some believe that these are innate traits while others believe that such characteristics are learned behaviors that are fostered through leadership training.
Leadership studies have determined that certain models of leadership work best in different situations. Thus leaders may aim to lead by following determined patterns of successful leadership models according to various situational needs. Three such models are the authoritarian, democratic, and laissez faire leadership models.
Yet whether exercised through personality or by strategy, good leadership is a matter of influence that can be increased through effective leadership training.
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