Why do you want to be a community leader?
___To make a difference
___To fill a large need for community leaders
How can you best learn to lead?
___By jumping right in and practicing
___By observing others
___By finding a mentor
___Through a class or workshop
___By reading books about leaders and leadership
How can you best lead?
___Dream big to create your personal vision
___Listen to people
___Decide that I am the person to take responsibility for my community
___Think about the individuals in the group
___Think about the group as a whole
___Propose programs and policies
___Get the work done
___Recruit and teach others to become leaders
What are some important characteristics of community leadership?
___Ability to care about others
___Creativity and flexibility
___It's important for leaders to give and get support from one another
___Be sure to take care of your own well being, too