“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be” There are some elements of leadership that can be taught, but there are some elements that must come from inside. So, how many do you possess?
SWR Group is the New Zealand presence for the global Executive Search Group – The Taplow Group TaplowGroup.com This is an excerpt from a recent Taplow Group Blog.
Vision : They have a clear idea of where they are going and what they are trying to accomplish.
Courage : A Great leader is willing to take risks in order to achieve goals.
Integrity : Great leaders need to practice complete honesty in everything they do, both internally and externally.
Humility : Great leaders are strong and decisive but also humble.
Strategic Planning : They have the ability to look ahead, to anticipate where the industry and the markets are going.
Focus : Great leaders focus on strengths, in themselves and in others.
Cooperation : Leadership is the ability to get people to work for you because they want to.