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The Traits of a Great Leader A good leader many have one of these characteristics, but a great leader will have them all.

By Mike Phillips

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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Mike Phillips talks about three traits of successful leaders.

The first leadership quality is vision. Leaders know where they want to take themselves, and they know where they want to take their people. Most good leaders are also self-starters. How can you expect others to take initiative if you don't? Finally, if you are a good leader, you most likely you have the magnetic appeal of enthusiasm.

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Related: Which of These 4 Leadership Styles Best Describes You?

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Mike Phillips

Digital Executive, Motivational Speaker, and Leadership Coach

Michael "Mike" Phillips is a Digital Executive, Motivational Speaker, and Leadership Coach. He has more than 25 years in coaching and leadership. Mike hosts a weekly podcast for sales and leadership titled "The FRONT." One of Mike's driving purposes is to help YOU grow and go further in business and to develop the next generation of business leaders.

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