Leadership Qualities

Stop Using these 5 Words Now
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Stop Using these 5 Words Now

Removing these words from your everyday can help you evolve into a stronger leader.
Glenn Llopis
How to Motivate Your Team Members by Putting Their Needs First
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How to Motivate Your Team Members by Putting Their Needs First

Practicing "servant leadership" will bolster your team's success and foster an environment of respect across your organization.
Jennifer Biry
Taking Advantage of Cultural Changes in the Workplace to Grow Your Business
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Taking Advantage of Cultural Changes in the Workplace to Grow Your Business

Does your business culture support and leverage demographic, cultural, and experiential differences? If not, find out how you can begin to do so and grow your business.
Glenn Llopis
How Ignoring the Corner Office Can Create a Collaborative Workspace
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How Ignoring the Corner Office Can Create a Collaborative Workspace

Why Rent the Runway co-founder Jennifer Fleiss works at a cubicle, just like everyone else.
Nicole Lapin
How Businesses Need to Change Their Leadership Style in a Tumultuous World
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How Businesses Need to Change Their Leadership Style in a Tumultuous World

Here is how to develope organizational leaders to meet the challenges ahead.
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4 Steps to Profiting from the Cultural Demographic Shift
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4 Steps to Profiting from the Cultural Demographic Shift

Discover how to seize business opportunities and ROI in any target population represented in the current cultural shift.
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Why We Learn More from Tough Bosses
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Why We Learn More from Tough Bosses

CEO of Narrative Science, Stuart Frankel, explains why a little bit of humility goes a long way.
7 Ways Practicing Composure Leads to Success
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7 Ways Practicing Composure Leads to Success

Staying calm when all around you are not will always be the shortest path to successful leadership.
Sherrie Campbell
5 Things the Best Leaders Do Every Day
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5 Things the Best Leaders Do Every Day

Start by recognizing your staff members for their good work. And do it in public.
Heather R. Huhman
6 Characteristics of an Innovative Leader
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6 Characteristics of an Innovative Leader

Are you sometimes confused about what type of leader you are or what type of leader you should be? You're not alone -- but you can discover how to be a better leader by following this expert's advice.
Glenn Llopis
The Fall of American Apparel: Why a Founder's Genius Is Not Enough
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The Fall of American Apparel: Why a Founder's Genius Is Not Enough

The demise of a once-great brand shows today's leaders must practice communication and compassion to succeed.
Dov Baron
7 Ways to Better Networking
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7 Ways to Better Networking

Be the kind of person you want to add to your own business and social circles.
Ivan Misner
10 Entrepreneurs Share Their Greatest Influences
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10 Entrepreneurs Share Their Greatest Influences

Answers ranged from a parent, a mentor in their field, an investor, a co-founder or even someone they have never met.
Nina Zipkin
Use Your Personal Brand to Strengthen Your Leadership Identity
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Use Your Personal Brand to Strengthen Your Leadership Identity

Use what you stand for as a person to become a stronger leader for your small business employees.
Glenn Llopis
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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