Throughout my collegiate career, I have been blessed with the opportunity of being in the presence of exceptional and effective leaders. From these experiences, I have found that, in order to be an effective leader, it is essential for a person to be able to communicate and he/she must be humble. One might question how these two seemingly different characteristics or qualities relate to being a leader, but you must note that without these two qualities effective leadership is lost.
Communication is everything. Without it, nothing would be accomplished. Because of this, it is vital that anyone assuming a leadership role be able to clearly state the objectives of the group. Whether it be a top executive guiding his subordinates or a coach directing his/her team, he/she must possess the ability spell out the intentions of the group to make certain that everyone is on the same page so that there is no ambiguity. An effective leader in any discipline knows what to say to motivate his