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|Fits Me||Does Not
|1.||Tells people he or she is going to do something, and then always follows through and gets it done|
|2.||Described by others as being reliable|
|3.||Good at keeping secrets and confidences|
|4.||Tells the truth consistently|
|5.||Minimizes telling people what they want to hear|
|6.||Described by others as "walking the talk"|
|7.||Delivers consistent messages to others in terms of matching words and deeds|
|8.||Does what he or she expects others to do|
|9.||Minimizes hypocrisy by not engaging in activities he or she tells others are wrong|
|10.||Readily accepts feedback on behavior from others|
|11.||Maintains eye contact with people when talking to them|
|12.||Appears relaxed and confident when explaining his or her side of a story|
|13.||Individualizes compliments to others rather than saying something like "You look great" to a large number of people|
|14.||Doesn't expect lavish perks for himself or herself while expecting others to go on an austerity diet|
|15.||Does not tell others a crisis is pending (when it isn't) just to gain their cooperation|
|16.||Collaborates with others to make creative decisions|
|17.||Communicates information to people at all organizational levels|
|18.||Readily shares financial information with others|
|19.||Listens to people and then acts on many of their suggestions|
|20.||Generally engages in predictable behavior|
Scoring: These statements are mostly for self-reflection, so no specific scoring key exists. However, the more of the preceding statements that fit you, the more trustworthy you are-assuming you are answering truthfully. The usefulness of this self-quiz increases if somebody who knows you well answers it for you to supplement your self-perceptions.
- DuBrin, Andrew J. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Leadership, Alpha Books: Indianapolis, 2000 .
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Personal Reflection Exercise #3
The preceding section contained information about borderline attitudes and behaviors of a good leader. Write three case study examples regarding how you might use the content of this section in your practice.
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