Select and write an essay about a leader that you admire and consider great. It can be a political figure, a successful businessman, an entrepreneur, a religious leader, a family member, or even a close friend that you consider possess the characteristics of a great leader. Explain why you think they are a great leader and provide an example of their leadership style, theory, and perspective.

Identify what motivates you to be a leader and what is your preferred leadership style. How do you exhibit your leadership style in your personal and professional life? Provide examples to support how you demonstrate these key characteristics.

Discuss whether or not you think leadership characteristics are innate or learned. Provide a rationale for your response.

Instructions:
Include a cover page
Length: 3-4, double-spaced, pages
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Worth: 7.5%

Leadership and Motivation