LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Many years of experience in Exploring have shown that good leadership is a result of the careful application of eleven (11) skills that any leader or officer can learn to use. With practice, these skills can become a part of the adult’s or youth officer’s leadership style and will prove helpful in Exploring and all other leadership situations.

  • UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GROUP
  • KNOWING AND USING THE RESOURCES OF THE GROUP
  • COMMUNICATING
  • PLANNING
  • CONTROLLING GROUP PERFORMANCE
  • EVALUATING
  • SETTING THE EXAMPLE
  • SHARING LEADERSHIP
  • COUNSELLING
  • REPRESENTING THE GROUP
  • TEACHING