Leadership Qualities

Is Successful Entrepreneurship Nature or Nurture? It's Both. But Not Really.
Radicals & Visionaries

Is Successful Entrepreneurship Nature or Nurture? It's Both. But Not Really.

The bottom line is that it doesn't matter whether genes can increase your chances of being successful. With effort, anyone can be.
Anna Johansson
Leadership Lessons From Sports Legends
Leadership

Leadership Lessons From Sports Legends

Leadership and teamwork are hallmarks of these famous athletes who dominated their games.
Malcolm Friedberg
7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Peyton Manning
Leadership Qualities

7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Peyton Manning

The esteemed Bronco's quarterback has personified all the essential qualities of leadership on the field, in the community and as a family man.
Sherrie Campbell
22 Qualities That Make a Great Leader
Radicals & Visionaries

22 Qualities That Make a Great Leader

Want to be a laudable leader? Study these characteristics -- and the wise words of leaders who strive to embody them.
7 Ways to Soften the 'No'
Leadership

7 Ways to Soften the 'No'

When combined, these techniques make your no sound (almost) as good a yes -- and you'll strengthen both your personal relationships with customers as well as your reputation as a company who cares.
CEOs: If You Neglect Yourself, Your People and Your Finances, Your Company Is Doomed
Leadership Qualities

CEOs: If You Neglect Yourself, Your People and Your Finances, Your Company Is Doomed

Want to be an elite-level leader? You'll likely have to change your ways.
Ken Dunn
When It's Time to Grow, Sometimes You Need to Let Go
Leadership Qualities

When It's Time to Grow, Sometimes You Need to Let Go

Here are seven resources to help shed some light and ease the fears associated with relinquishing the role of CEO.
Jason Fell
How to Be a Successful Failure
Failure

How to Be a Successful Failure

The way you handle collapse determines how soon you start again.
Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk Says He Spread Himself Too Thin Early in His Entrepreneurial Career
Entrepreneur Network

Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk Says He Spread Himself Too Thin Early in His Entrepreneurial Career

The X Games athlete-turned successful businessman tells Entrepreneur Network partner Behind the Brand about taking on too much as a beginner CEO.
Entrepreneur Network
Why Your Company Culture Needs to Be a Reflection of You
Leadership

Why Your Company Culture Needs to Be a Reflection of You

Give your workforce a reason to work hard, and you will reap the benefits of people who actually want to work for you and share your vision.
AJ Agrawal
The 7 Habits of Real Leaders
Leadership Qualities

The 7 Habits of Real Leaders

Authenticity and courage are leadership traits you can't get from a book or coach.
Steve Tobak
How a Culture of Leadership at ALL Levels Will Help Your Team Take Gold
Company Culture

How a Culture of Leadership at ALL Levels Will Help Your Team Take Gold

When you commit to leadership at all levels, people start to believe in miracles and take ownership over their results.
Nick Papadopoulos
Invest in Growth: Your Employees' Growth, That Is
Managing Employees

Invest in Growth: Your Employees' Growth, That Is

You need to connect with your employees to coach them throughout their careers and challenge them to reach new heights.
Brook Price
4 Attributes the Best Leaders Constantly Hone
Leadership Qualities

4 Attributes the Best Leaders Constantly Hone

The capacity to inspire others to achieve more is what defines leadership.
Tor Constantino
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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