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Who do you feel is an ideal role model for good leadership?
Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, has emerged on the world stage as one of the most competent leaders of our times. She has described her leadership as based on empathy, and it seems self-evident with the many crises she has had to deal with. The way she handled the COVID-19 pandemic has gotten much praise from her constituents and the global citizens.
Luis Urzúa was the foreman when the San Jose copper-gold mine collapsed in northern Chile. Taking charge immediately, he organized the men to prepare them for long-term survival and mentally cope with the situation. He remained calm and composed through the entire ordeal and was the last man to be rescued.
Examples of Ardern and Urzúa personify what leadership ought to look like. And there is the profound inspiration that companies can take from them. It all boils down to what style of leadership they adopt and carry forward.
So in this blog, we will break down the five influential leadership styles along with handy PowerPoint templates to help you cultivate a team of revolutionary thinkers and motivators. Read on and find your tipping point!
Leadership and its 5 powerful forms
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
— Henry Kissinger, American political scientist
An organization with its many employees relies on a structure that allows everyone to know what is expected. Various departments and people require a system that would work best for them. We find these structures headed by a leader, who can make or break their team.
The team looks to the leader to mentor them and help them when they come across a problem they cannot solve independently. But of course, a team with a leader on top is not the only way people can be organized.
Different people, departments, and organizations demand a leadership style that is best-suited to their circumstances. The following are the five distinct leadership styles that can be adapted accordingly. Also attached with each style are three actionable PPT templates that you can use to make your organization a well-oiled machine. Here we go!
The authoritarian leadership style is a one-person show where a single individual at the top is the most capable. It is used when team members need clear guidelines. The following templates will help you set the stage:
This first template is your gateway to leadership and how to describe it. Use this PowerPoint presentation to explain, categorize, and understand leadership in all its forms. Dissect leadership into its key components with this PPT theme to understand what it takes to become a great leader.
This exhaustive PPT design allows you to present a detailed account of the various forms of leadership. This template is a tool to get the team to know the intricacies of working under any particular leadership style. With this complete deck, the organization can make an informed decision regarding which type best fits each department or unit.
Use this 10-slide template on leadership styles to explain the authoritarian or autocratic style of leadership. This template presents the many elements and processes of this type of leadership. Use this template to describe the structure and various responsibilities and duties of the personnel involved, especially the leader.
The participative leadership style involves the entire team in the decision-making process. Therefore, the team feels engaged and valued. The following templates will help you create the perfect narrative:
Use this PPT deck to understand the nature of leadership and the responsibilities that it entails. This template takes you through the various theories and processes that a leader needs to understand before taking on their role. With this template, you can make people more familiar with how an organization runs and how it can be run more efficiently.
Use this PPT presentation to showcase a complete course of what leadership is and the various concepts that are connected to it. With this template, you will go through the entire roster of activities in a corporate environment and understand how to work smoothly. This template covering various leadership styles shows how motivating employees is paramount to success.
This template is the 70-slide solution to understand the ins and outs of the corporate work environment. From the leader to the employee, this template will help you carefully present how everyone and everything should be managed. Speaking of management, this template will help clearly distinguish between being a leader and being a manager.
Laissez-faire or delegative leadership fits perfectly when the team members are competent in their own right. They are delegated work based on their own initiatives. The following templates will make your team understand their own skills:
Use this template to cultivate great leaders. With this PPT preset, you can communicate what is needed of someone who wishes to be in a position of leadership. Building and managing teams, handling conflicts in the workplace, and managing time are a few of the many concepts that this PPT design covers.
This PPT layout helps you be more aware of leadership management programs. With this template, you can highlight the key skills required for leadership management and understand how you can measure the progress for the same. So download this template and impress your colleagues.
This template acts as a training program for your rise to a leadership position. Learn what makes up the roles and responsibilities of a leader with this PowerPoint theme. Not just that, you can also use this preset to showcase how to be a better leader by taking care of yourself. This template makes it clear which one of the leadership will be best.
Transactional leadership has a simple premise where the team leader delegates the goals and tasks for the team members as well as the rewards for accomplishing said work. This transaction gives the team a clear vision to work towards and the rewards provide tangible motivation. The following templates will enable you to understand your team’s drive:
This template takes you to the root of this discussion — What is leadership? With excellent examples and a detailed overview, this PPT design will help your organization make informed decisions with regard to leadership structures.
This colorful template is perfect to catch the attention of your colleagues as you discuss how to apply the various leadership strategies and best practices. Use this template to establish the principles of leadership at your workplace.
With this beautifully designed PPT template, you can communicate the various styles of leadership and their individual pros and cons. You will find this template to be a useful guide to deciding which leadership style fits best in each case. So download this template to start organizing your business.
Transformational leadership allows the leader to set a vision of the team and then help them achieve this vision. The team leaders themselves are the source of the vision and the motivation. The following templates will help you set your team on the path to achieving their dreams:
With this template, you can train everyone on how to become a good leader. Being a good leader comes with many roles and responsibilities towards the team and oneself and this PPT allows the people to understand and internalize these duties effectively. This PPT design contains the right balance of structure and data to make you more aware of leadership skills.
Let this short but exhaustive template assist you in implementing thought leadership within your team. This template has all the resources to understand what constitutes leadership and the step-by-step guide to implement the same to achieve excellent team results.
This template details the many traits and skills needed to become an ideal leader. With this PPT design, you get a glimpse into the characteristics that make someone a leader and the detailed steps to implement these skills and traits. Click below to download this template and incorporate multiple leadership styles in your organization.
Being a leader is a privilege and a challenge at the same time. The responsibilities are immense but so are the opportunities for rewards.
Every individual has what it takes to be a leader in their niche of the world. The roadmap to becoming an effective leader and being a good leader is here. Now it’s up to you to choose the leadership style that seems the most promising for your organization.
So go ahead and make the right changes to gain exemplary leadership in your company with these templates. Success will follow suit.
P.S: If you have taken your pick already, then it is time to construct an actionable leadership toolkit with the help of our guide and templates here.