Are individuals born to be leaders or can they be taught? To address this topic, answer the questions below and in so doing discuss the basic concepts that define leadership.
1. Research three articles or websites that discuss leadership. Based on your work, how is leadership defined? What are some of the best practices of leaders? Also define successful leaders from the past 25-50 years, and finally, some current leaders.
2. Based on your research, what are the general characteristics of leaders? What motivates individuals to become successful leaders?