“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” Theodore Roosevelt
Being able to modify your behaviour to meet different circumstances is an important facet of successful leadership. Effective Leaders need to be able to use a variety of styles to suit both the situation they find themsleves in and the people they are leading. Understanding your natural style of leadership is the first step in this process and how you can adapt this to meet different demands. Below is a link to a simple test created by The University of Kent to establish what is your natural style of leadership and gives you pointers on how this can be received by the people you lead:
Do the test and find out if you are Napoleon, Florence Nightingale, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela or Ghandi!