The Characteristics & Qualities of a Good Leader

You want to lead your team to greatness? It starts with uncovering the characteristics of a good leader. We have discovered the following 10 characteristics to be the most important traits of an effective leader:  Integrity The importance of integrity should be obvious. Though it may not necessarily be a metric in employee evaluations, integrity is essential for the individual …

How to improve your leadership skills in the workplace

To become a better leader, you should sharpen your skills regularly. In some instances, this can help you advance in your career, as well. Here are some ways to improve your leadership skills in the workplace: Understand your strengths. Be a visionary. Practice active listening. Stay focused. Get feedback. Help others. Understand your strengths It’s important to differentiate your strengths …

Understanding Leadership

Leadership in the workplace refers to the ability of an individual to manage and supervise a company and its fellow employees. It also refers to the ability to positively influence others to perform their jobs to the best of their ability. This will result in success for the company as a whole. Displaying leadership involves having a variety of skills …

Leadership Defined

Leadership is the ability of an individual or a group of individuals to influence and guide followers or other members of an organization. Leadership involves making sound — and sometimes difficult — decisions, creating and articulating a clear vision, establishing achievable goals and providing followers with the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve those goals. Leaders are found and required …

Leadership Basics

The question of how to be a leader is an endlessly fascinating topic. But before we go playing around with nitpicky details, make sure you understand the basics of how to be a leader. Let’s start with the most basic level: How do you define leadership? When you think about it, leadership is more complex than we often realize. It’s …

What is Leadership, Anyway?

Such a simple question, but let’s start with what leadership is not… Leadership has nothing to do with seniority or one’s position in the hierarchy of a company. Too many talks about a company’s leadership referring to the senior-most executives in the organization. They are just that, senior executives. Leadership doesn’t automatically happen when you reach a certain pay grade. …