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We need good leaders to help guide us and make the essential large-scale decisions that keep the world moving.
Our society is usually quick to identify a bad leader, but how to identify a good one? What would most people say makes a good leader?
The Characteristics & Qualities of a Good Leader
Based on our research, we’ve found that great leaders consistently possess these 10 core leadership traits:
- Ability to delegate
- Sense of humor
- Positive attitude
- Ability to inspire
While many powerful and successful leaders haven’t exhibited all of these character traits, and the definition of a good leader can be quite ambiguous, most good leaders do leverage at least some of these characteristics.
Our research has also found that other important qualities of a good leader include: