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Reflection on Leadership

Leadership can be defined in many different ways It is interpreted various ways by people around the world The most common definition of a leader is a person whom other people look up to and follow his principles The leader has a vision wisdom and courage to achieve the goal The popular sayings is that Great leaders are born not made It is true to some extent the capacity for great leadership is innate However learning how to be a more effective leader is within everyone s grasp An effective leader would make his followers believe in the vision and work with everyone to reach towards the goal Leadership Models There are many different approaches and leadership models developed by business people and psychologists to describe the different ways to lead people based on human psychology Based on my learning from other classes and personal experience there is no one particular model better than the other effective leaders use a blend of different styles depending on the situation and their people s need All different leadership models are built on common themes such as inspiration vision and focus on the relationship and emotional connection between leaders and followers Nahavandi pg 179 Charismatic Leadership Charismatic leaders are gifted with grace and charm They encourage their followers via their personality persuasion and eloquent communication and inspire their followers to do things or to do things better this is done by conjuring up enthusiasm in others for a stated vision or goal Charismatic leadership is often seen on political and religious leadership 

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Asthma is a chronic long term disease involving the airway in the Lungs

Introduction Asthma is a chronic long term disease involving the airway in the lungs The bronchial tubes airways allows air to come in and out of the lungs When you have asthma the inside walls of the airway becomes swollen and sore making it hard to breathe Asthma is not a contagious disease at all it can t be transmitted from person to person Asthma is environmental and genetic inherited factors Description Cause Every time a person takes a breath air goes through your nose and down to your throat making it to your lungs Small air passages in your lungs helps by giving oxygen from the air to your bloodstream Asthma symptoms happens when the lining of the air passages swell and the muscles around it tightens When mucus fills up your airway there is less air that can pass through difficulty breathing Signs Symptoms Just because a person has asthma does not mean all symptoms are the same Asthma signs and symptoms are shortness of breath chest pains and or tightness wheezing and coughing When your symptoms are constant and bothering you it could be a sign that your asthma condition may be getting worse Even though you might have these signs and symptoms does not automatically mean that you have asthma Wheezing is usually common in children Asthma is classified into four categories mild intermittent up to two days a week up to two nights a month mild persistent twice a week no more than once a day moderate persistent once a day and more than one night a week and severe persistent frequently throughout day and night Risk Factors In the United States there are more than 22 million people who has asthma It affects people of all ages Nearly 6 million of these people are children Risk factors for people with asthma includes being a smoker blood relative inherited or family history that has asthma

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