Recognizing Leadership Qualities in Yourself

The purpose of this activity is for the students to discover their own leadership qualities. By examining past situations, the students should be able to discover new leadership potential within themselves.

Steps To Complete the Activity

Have students

List ways they have been a leader in the school, the community, the church, the family, or other situations.
Circle the roles they liked best.
Write an explanation of why they liked the roles best and why they did not like other roles.
In small groups analyze each other's strengths and weaknesses.
At the end write a short essay explaining ways to build on their their strengths and limit their weaknesses as a leader. They should also consider future leadership roles in their lives.

Resources may include other people, personal diaries, or journals.
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