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Real Leaders by Lily Cheng, Peter Cheng

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CHAPTER 2: COMPETENCE

COMPETENCE:

The leader’s ability to perform what is expected and required for the position. The ability to equip followers with the requisite knowledge, skills, attitudes and attributes to perform their role efficiently and effectively.

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Diagram 1: The Conscious Competence Ladder, adapted from Mindtools2

In life, we are valued by how much we know. In school, the more we know, the better we are likely to score in tests and exams. In the working world, the more we know – otherwise known as ‘the more experience we have’, the better we perform, and consequently, the more complex roles and responsibilities we ae able to take on ...

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