Introductory

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    Use this script to structure a discussion about generational and geographical information related to recruitment of VISTA members and leaders.
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    Use these tip sheets for communication strategies to help resolve conflicts and unblock processes.
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    Use this reading to help you learn the strengths and weaknesses of your own leadership style as well as how to identify and work with other styles.
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    Record your personal definition of leadership on this form. Fill it out and bring it to your VISTA Leader In-Service Training.
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    Review this definition of social intelligence and its core components: social skills and empathy.
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    Examine summaries of 10 behaviors that are related to a person's leadership effectiveness and measures of emotional intelligence.
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    Use this assessment to reflect on your interpersonal communication skills. Fill it out and bring it to your VISTA Leader Orientation.
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    Consult this list of ideas when conflict arises between supervisors and members to help get you back on track.
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    Refer to this guide to help you keep communication channels open.
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    Review this excerpt from the VISTA Leaders Training Workbook about what makes an effective communicator and how that applies to to being a good leader. You'll also learn the barriers to effective communication and what to avoid when in your contact with others.
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