Question Preview: Leadership Theory and Practice

Grantchat Question Preview: Leadership Theory and Practice with Zachary Jeans

Many influential leaders are household names because of their abiltiy to inspire and motivate people. Influential people like Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, and Mother Theresa have moved millions that continue today. Why do their leadership legacies continue to inspire us today? Because they saw leadership skills in everyone around them and sought to bring awareness to the power of the individual to create change, to lead others, and inspire greatness.

As a grant professional, fundraiser and or consultant, you are often a leader – whether it is clearly defined in you scope of work or not. Our jobs are about inspiring others and building a brighter future through our ability to see how a project or program will make a difference tomorro, next year or for years to come. In fact, true leaders don’t aways have the top position in an organization’s  heirarchy  but they serve the organization through their  mission driven service for others and the greater good.


“If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants.” -Sir Issac Newton

Question Preview: Leadership Theory and Principle

Q1: What is your Theory of Leadership? Sum it up  #grantchat

Q2:  Leadership – Theory VS Practice: How do you practice what you preach? Be practical #grantchat

Q3: Where do you struggle most to ‘Practice’ your ‘Theory’ of  #leadership? (Be HONEST)  #grantchat

Q4: Is leadership an inherent trait, a learned skill, or both? Why? #grantchat

Q5: Who are three #Leadership giants on whose shoulders you stand to see farther?  #grantchat

Q6: What part of your Leadership Theory do you need to improve?   #grantchat

Q7: What is a ‘Great Leadership Theory’ but, in reality, isn’t practiced well?  #grantchat

Q8: What things do you advise people to “do” that you “don’t do” – and want to recommit your life to doing? #grantchat

Q9: What is the most practical thing you do as a leader to help others succeed? #grantchat

Q10: Please encourage each other! Share your favorite leadership quotes and maxims. GO!    #grantchat


The Grantchat Team is looking forward to having you join @Grant_Chat Guest: Zachary Jeans(@ZacharyJeans) @Host: Jo Miller, GPC (@jm_grants) Sponsored by (@smartegrants)
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