Leadership Qualities

Why This Church-Staffing Firm Puts All of Its Eggs in the Culture Basket
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Why This Church-Staffing Firm Puts All of Its Eggs in the Culture Basket

Mission statements and five-year plans are something of a foreign language for the Vanderbloemen Search Group, which baked culture into its identity from the very beginning.
Geoff Weiss
5 Secrets to Maintaining a High-Performance Culture in a Growing Company
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5 Secrets to Maintaining a High-Performance Culture in a Growing Company

Bounce Exchange CEO and co-founder shares with us how the digital-marketing company was able to maintain a stellar company culture despite going from a tight-knit group to a business with 130 employees.
Nina Zipkin
Don't Believe These 5 Leadership Myths That Undermine Your Confidence
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Don't Believe These 5 Leadership Myths That Undermine Your Confidence

Real leaders are too busy meeting their responsibilities to worry if they are "real'' leaders.
Larry Alton
4 Ways Tech Leaders Can Focus on Customer Success
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4 Ways Tech Leaders Can Focus on Customer Success

You need to take the reins and make a connection between leadership and customer success by implementing policies that unify and educate.
Adam Root
6 Leadership Lessons From Bill Gates on His 60th Birthday
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6 Leadership Lessons From Bill Gates on His 60th Birthday

A look at what we've learned from the billionaire tech pioneer.
Nina Zipkin
5 Steps CEOs Can Take to Conquer the One Thing They Fear
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5 Steps CEOs Can Take to Conquer the One Thing They Fear

Ever heard of imposter syndrome? It can bring you down, hard and fast.
Brian de Haaff
The 4 Pillars of Better Leadership
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The 4 Pillars of Better Leadership

Transparency and attention to details are part of building a more successful company.
Gabriel Bristol
10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders
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10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Becoming a more likeable leader is completely under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence
Travis Bradberry
3 Traits All Effective Leaders Possess
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3 Traits All Effective Leaders Possess

True leadership involves the execution of a grand vision, where leaders enroll others to get passionate about seeing that vision through and then joining on the ride to bring that vision to reality.
Matt Mayberry
Listening Is an Art, and Mastering it Will Make You a Great Leader
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Listening Is an Art, and Mastering it Will Make You a Great Leader

A wise man once said, 'We have two ears and one mouth -- for a good reason.' It's more important to listen than it is to talk most of the time.
Matt Mayberry
4 Signs That Your Workplace Millennials Are Turning You Into a Helicopter Boss
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4 Signs That Your Workplace Millennials Are Turning You Into a Helicopter Boss

What? Hovering again at work? Better to build a relationship of trust and accountability.
Joanie Connell
50 Rules for Being a Great Leader
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50 Rules for Being a Great Leader

Sample rule: Sometimes saying nothing is better than saying just anything.
Jayson DeMers
The Simple Thing That Can Earn, or Lose, the Respect of Others
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The Simple Thing That Can Earn, or Lose, the Respect of Others

Rediscover the lost art of punctuality and watch your life improve.
Adam Toren
The 5 Times Leaders Need to Be Saying Yes
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The 5 Times Leaders Need to Be Saying Yes

Leaders, more than most, tend to noodle a long time about the implications of a 'yes' before letting it pass their lips.
Jon Elvekrog
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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