What are Characteristics of Good Leadership?

When I think of characteristics of good leadership that effective leaders embody, I think of the root word, Character. Character is the combination of values and traits that make up who we are. What are the character traits that good leaders share? There are many traits that can build your leadership up if you have them, but can also hinder your leadership if you are lacking in them.

We will discuss some of these good leadership characteristics that we find vital to effective leadership. Then let other leaders share and discuss what traits of leadership they find important and why.

Integrity- is the act of doing the right thing even when no one would know otherwise. Some think that you can’t have integrity in business. There are cases of people in business with the lack of values. Check out why we think this is the exception importance of ethics in leadership

Charisma- good leaders need more than just to be honest, but they also need to be able to attract followers. See what we think of the power ofCharismatic Leadership.

Forward thinking- good leaders need more than just to be honest, but also need to be able to attract followers, see what we think of the power of visionary leadership

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