Tell Me a time You Showed Leadership

Tell me a time you showed leadership



In the question tell me a time you showed leadership skills the panelist want to understand your capacity to step up and handle difficult situations that with no doubt will  arise in the workplace. They want to know your leadership capabilities,how do you lead,influence and inspire other people or workmates.This question can be asked into two  flavors:tell me a time you showed leaderships or tell me a time you took lead of a team and lead it to a successful outcome.

Tips
  • Narrate a case where  lack of leadership is prevalent 
  • Describe the actions you took ie use the word “lead” to do that
  • Acclaim your  ‘leadership skills’ as you explain the results 

Showing leadership through the facilitation of communication.

Example answer:

‘Understandable communication is one of my leading skills. During projects, I facilitate an open and accessible environment to make sure that there are clear expectations for each member of the team, and there is open communication. By demonstrating confidence in the team and their ability to complete the project, I try to get the best out of every member on the team and make them perform their tasks to the best of their abilities.

**Such an answer is moving, brief and answers the question of the time you showed leadership

Leading by example.

Example answer:

‘Leading by example, has gotten me the best results with the teams that I worked with. Whenever a new project commences , I demonstrate leadership by taking the needed actions to kick the project off and demonstrating what must be done. I always make sure that I organize the group/team am in such a way that everybody is leading on the  same page. This way, everybody understands their tasks and they are able to contribute to the project equally.’

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