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Why Leaders Should Think Like Teenagers
Leadership Qualities

Why Leaders Should Think Like Teenagers

Here are seven stories that turn the conventional wisdom, that life experience is what makes a great leader, on its head.
Simon Cohen
9 Easy Career Hacks That Very Few People Actually Do
Success Strategies

9 Easy Career Hacks That Very Few People Actually Do

To get ahead in the game and find success, you should be doing these things every day.
David Teten
5 More Ways to Lead Effectively Gleaned From My Time in the SEALs
Leadership

5 More Ways to Lead Effectively Gleaned From My Time in the SEALs

Many of the same traits found in leaders are the same ones required by founders, such as courage, resiliency and emotional intelligence.
Jeff Boss
Were You Born to Lead?
Leadership Qualities

Were You Born to Lead?

You are the only person who can truly decide where your life is going.
Lewis Howes
15 Ways to Revolutionize Your Workplace
Leadership Qualities

15 Ways to Revolutionize Your Workplace

Lead by being "there," being a lifelong learner and getting naked: A religious leader explains.
Tim Stevens
The 15 Practices of Outstanding Leaders
Leadership

The 15 Practices of Outstanding Leaders

You need to engage and inspire the people you work with to go above and beyond what is being asked of them -- because they want to.
Stephen Key
Who Wants to Be CEO? Not Millennial Women.
Millennials

Who Wants to Be CEO? Not Millennial Women.

A new survey finds that female and millennial employees aren't interested in the corner office.
Your Comfort Zone Is Killing Your Success
Growth Strategies

Your Comfort Zone Is Killing Your Success

Comfort is the enemy. If things are easy, it's time to shake up your career.
Scott Hansen
In Business, Nice Guys Finish First. Yes, Really.
Leadership Qualities

In Business, Nice Guys Finish First. Yes, Really.

CEOs who score high on traits like integrity and compassion deliver better results for shareholders, says a new book.
Anne Fisher
Becoming a Great Leader Starts With Building Trust
Leadership

Becoming a Great Leader Starts With Building Trust

By talking the talk and walking the walk, you'll inspire those around you.
Jason Forrest
5 Traits All Great Entrepreneurs Have
Success Strategies

5 Traits All Great Entrepreneurs Have

Achieving greatness as a business owner takes time and effort, and there's no shortcut to success that can get you there.
Jayson DeMers
8 Conditions for Leveraging the Genius of Executives
Leadership Qualities

8 Conditions for Leveraging the Genius of Executives

A sense of purpose and a sense of other people are the leading mindsets for great leadership.
Eric Jackson
4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders
Leadership

4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders

Don't treat middle managers like forgotten middle children. Here are some ways to improve middle leadership, engagement and satisfaction.
Heather R. Huhman
Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Should leaders be hired and rewarded solely because of tenure and recent monetary achievements? Some say a skill in inspiring others to excel is more important.
Travis Bradberry
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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