Introductory

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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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    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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    Apply these resources to create the base needed to develop, implement and evaluate a recruitment plan that ensures the health of your service site.
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    Use these resources to learn more about the knowledge, skills, and attitudes a leader needs in order to foster a high-functioning relationship with team members.
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    Apply these resources to your role as a facilitator and educator. Helping VISTA members’ learn and develop over the course of their service year is a key feature of the leader role.
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