Principles of Interpersonal leadership in education sector
Unwillingness and selfishness always stands as a drawback for developing interpersonal leadership. Interpersonal skills are the skills which generate out of attitude as you can’t change the fruit without changing the root, just like you have to change the roots of your attitude for the development of interpersonal skills.
“STRONG PEOPLE DON’T PUT OTHERS DOWN…….THEY LIFT THEM UP”
When you step from independence into interdependence in any capacity, you step into a leadership role. You are in a position to influence other people in this stage. This is the stage where your interpersonal leadership skills comes into role.
“THOSE PEOPLE WHO WIN TURN THEIR CANT’S INTO CANS AND DREAMS INTO PLANS”
As rightly said by Stephen Covey, the habit of effective interpersonal leadership is Win/Win. It is not just a thought, but a philosophy of human interactions. It is a situation where mutual benefits and mutual satisfactions take place. It is the life of cooperation and not of competition.
A person success is achieved by mutual benefit but not at the expense of success of others. It is not my way or your way but it is the best way to achieve success in life.
“YOU WERE BORN TO WIN,BUT TO BE A WINNER, YOU MUST PLAN TO WIN, PREPARE TO WIN AND EXPECT TO WIN”
Learn the habit of appreciating others. They are the reason for your success. When you achieve something it is not only your greatness but also the greatness of the people around you who helped you in climbing each and every step of success.
“SUCCESS COMES FROM FINDING WIN-WIN SOLUTIONS”
Cooperation in a workplace is as important to free enterprise as competition in the marketplace. We have to adjust with the work situation as win/win policy can’t achieve a fruitful result in a competitive environment. The decision should take place based on the workplace.
“RUNNING AWAY FROM PROBLEMS IS A RACE YOU WILL NEVER WIN”
The situation of win-win can be explained with a practical example. Hiring Interns is a suitable example. Hiring summer interns from university continues to be a win-win situation where Students gaining valuable real world experience and businesses receiving the benefits of employees with cutting edge technical skills.