Explore the leader within the organization. Leading can be a difficult task. It is hard to know what other leaders are thinking, what is important to them, and how they do it day in and day out. Visit the U.S. Coast Guard’s website and read how leaders do their job every day from their own essays.
Select two articles to evaluate. Apply a leadership theory to the writer’s thoughts.
In addition, evaluate your own personal leadership characteristics by taking the following assessment instrument at http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/survlead.html