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The Leadership Race: What Type Of Leader Are You?

Staffordshire University Students' Union is hosting a getaway where you can learn some valuable things to put on your CV. The Big Union Getaway, the Students' Union Leadership Residential, is a free, annual retreat organised by Staffordshire University Students' Union. Join us to develop your Leadership Skills, improve your Students' Union and make us all Proud to be Staffs.

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  1. Someone in your team hasn't turned up, what do you do?

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    Politely ask them where they are.
    Politely ask them where they are.
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    Give them the benefit of the doubt and take on their work load. They deserve a day off.
    Give them the benefit of the doubt and take on their work load. They deserve a day off.
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    Tell them they need to improve their attendance.
    Tell them they need to improve their attendance.
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    Demand an explanation and that they arrive within the hour.
    Demand an explanation and that they arrive within the hour.
  2. You need something done for the end of the day and it's really important, do you...

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    Pick a few of the best in your team. They'll get it done.
    Pick a few of the best in your team. They'll get it done.
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    Draft in the whole team, regardless of where they are.
    Draft in the whole team, regardless of where they are.
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    Take on the brunt of the workload and stress yourself out.
    Take on the brunt of the workload and stress yourself out.
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    Ask your team to work either later or at a different time to ensure it's done.
    Ask your team to work either later or at a different time to ensure it's done.
  3. Which way would you rather work?

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    In the quiet, slugging away without unwarranted distractions.
    In the quiet, slugging away without unwarranted distractions.
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    In a room with the people in your team, with banter flowing and work getting done.
    In a room with the people in your team, with banter flowing and work getting done.
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    With music playing while you're working with your team. Productivity overload!
    With music playing while you're working with your team. Productivity overload!
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    In a relaxed environment. Work can hit the back burner until it's really needed.
    In a relaxed environment. Work can hit the back burner until it's really needed.
  4. Pick your number one 'leadership' song.

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    'Eye of the Tiger' by Survivor
    'Eye of the Tiger' by Survivor
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    'Respect' by Aretha Franklin
    'Respect' by Aretha Franklin
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    'Dog Days Are Over' by Florence and the Machine
    'Dog Days Are Over' by Florence and the Machine
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    'Hungry Like The Wolf' by Duran Duran
    'Hungry Like The Wolf' by Duran Duran
  5. Pick a UK city where you think you could be a leader.

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    Good old London.
    Good old London.
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    The little brother, Birmingham.
    The little brother, Birmingham.
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    The creative hub, Manchester.
    The creative hub, Manchester.
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    The historic Edinburgh.
    The historic Edinburgh.
  6. Finally, pick a leadership 'look'.

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    Suited and booted.
    Suited and booted.
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    Business casual.
    Business casual.
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    Smart and safe.
    Smart and safe.
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    Powerful.
    Powerful.
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