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Leadership Is a Skill, Not a Natural Talent. I Learned That the Hard Way.

Ten years ago, I was a terrible leader.

This story appears in the July 2022 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: I'm a great worker, but my leadership abilities are lackluster. What's the best place to start improving? — Jeff, San Francisco

Federico Gastaldi

Are leaders born or made? It's a classic question, and the answer is usually: both.

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