Essential Wood Badge Skills

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Wood Badge training consists of 11 essential leadership skills in addition to the essential practical skills. Although there are many different ways to present the skills, the basics are still the same. The White Stag Leadership Development Organization has provided skills training in the USA for many years, and can give you a different perspective to what is presented here. Keep in mind that the basic skills are the same, only the presentation of them is different.

The 11 Essential Leadership Skills are:

  1. Communicating
  2. Knowing and Using Resources
  3. Understanding the Characteristics and Needs of the Group and Its Members
  4. Planning
  5. Controlling Group Performance
  6. Effective Teaching
  7. Representing the Group
  8. Evaluating
  9. Sharing Leadership
  10. Counseling
  11. Setting the Example