The Most Important Traits of a Successful Leader

An effective leader will incorporate each of these characteristics into a cohesive team-building strategy.

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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Mike Phillips speaks about his keys to leadership. The first few traits that contribute to a great leader include the following:

  1. Integrity. Otherwise known as understanding right for wrong and holding a strong moral compass. 
  2. Motivation. Make sure your behavior aligns with your intended actions.
  3. Relationships. It's essential that you connect with others, forming constructive partnerships.

Click the video to hear more traits of successful leaders.

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