Leadership Qualities

Up, Down and Sideways: How to Be a Better Leader in 2016
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Up, Down and Sideways: How to Be a Better Leader in 2016

Which approach is better: vertical or horizontal leadership?
The 3 C's Confident Leaders Possess
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The 3 C's Confident Leaders Possess

These traits generate confidence while driving high-performing cultures.
David Shanklin
How to Lead a Caring Company Culture
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How to Lead a Caring Company Culture

If you make their contentment a priority, you're more likely to cultivate dependable, passionate employees for the long term.
Matt Cronin
7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Drives Everyone Crazy
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7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Drives Everyone Crazy

Here are the mistakes that kill morale and advice on how leaders can do right with employees.
Travis Bradberry
How to Overcome the Greatest Risk to Your Company's Agenda
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How to Overcome the Greatest Risk to Your Company's Agenda

Using people analytics, business leaders can pull back the shroud and decode the mysterious inner workings of their organization.
Zachary Johnson
7 Characteristics of Inspiring Leaders
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7 Characteristics of Inspiring Leaders

Bosses tell people what to do. Leaders inspire them to believe in what they can do.
Murray Newlands
How Leaders Could Be More Like 'Danny Ocean'
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How Leaders Could Be More Like 'Danny Ocean'

An expert shares why charisma is important for leaders.
Ray Hennessey
How to Build an Enduring Business During a Time When Businesses Don't Endure
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How to Build an Enduring Business During a Time When Businesses Don't Endure

The pace of technological and market change forces companies to continually reinvent themselves to remain in business.
Firas Kittaneh
What Every Leader Should Know About Stress
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What Every Leader Should Know About Stress

While most bosses think they are the ones under the most stress, they're wrong.
Michael Lee Stallard
To Be the Best In Your Team, Develop a 'Servant Mentality'
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To Be the Best In Your Team, Develop a 'Servant Mentality'

Keep your hands dirty and never be 'above the work.'
Ray Hennessey
A Eulogy for Delayed Gratification
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A Eulogy for Delayed Gratification

Let's mourn the passing of what had been one of the key tenets of entrepreneurship.
John Brubaker
Are You a REAL Entrepreneur?
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Are You a REAL Entrepreneur?

Just calling yourself an entrepreneur doesn't mean you actually are one. See if these four traits describe you to find out if the label really fits.
Steve Tobak
How Leaders Should Look at Culture
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How Leaders Should Look at Culture

Everything from hiring the right people to synergy can help build a successuful company culture
Steve Fusco
This Disney Movie Scene Could Make You a More Focused Leader
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This Disney Movie Scene Could Make You a More Focused Leader

Entrepreneur Press author Jeffrey Hayzlett says the most dangerous move in business is the failure to make a move.
Ray Hennessey
Leadership Qualities

Leadership qualities are the distinguishing characteristics and attributes of good leaders. Leadership and its qualities have been the subject of study throughout history. Whether leaders are born and not made can still be a matter of debate. What makes a great leader is far from a clear-cut formula of traits and talents. But they do share some things in common. In business, or in any field, an effective leader often exhibits the following:

  • Vision
  • Trustworthiness
  • Communication skills
  • Team-building skills
  • Confidence
  • Inspiration
  • Competency
  • Assertiveness

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