Leadership Qualities

4 Steps to Profiting from the Cultural Demographic Shift
Managing Employees

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.
Glenn Llopis
Why We Learn More from Tough Bosses
Leadership Qualities

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
Make More Happen

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
Leadership Qualities

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
Leadership Qualities

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
Leadership

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
Networking

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
Leadership

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
Leadership Qualities

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
3 Timeless Traits of Highly Successful Leaders
Thought Leadership

3 Timeless Traits of Highly Successful Leaders

Going all-in and becoming a life-long learner are common leadership traits you can adopt as your own.
Corey Poirier
4 Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems and Stop them Before They Happen
Leadership Qualities

4 Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems and Stop them Before They Happen

Problem solving is the essence of what leaders exist to do. We must see well beyond the obvious and approach problems through a lens of opportunity.
Glenn Llopis
New Movie 'The Founder' Explores Entrepreneurship's Dark Side Through McDonald's Origins
McDonald's

New Movie 'The Founder' Explores Entrepreneurship's Dark Side Through McDonald's Origins

You've heard of Ray Kroc, who built the burger empire. But what do you know of his methods?
Joan Oleck
Do Effective Leaders Use Fear or Love in the Workplace?
Leadership

Do Effective Leaders Use Fear or Love in the Workplace?

With the right balance, leaders will become highly respected by their employees.
Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell
Common Sense Is Key If You Want to Be a Business Innovator
Innovators

Common Sense Is Key If You Want to Be a Business Innovator

Learning to be a business innovator isn't hard – if you keep a few simple rules in mind.
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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