Have you ever considered what the common traits are of great leaders? I call the traits the pillars of leadership. I think about the question a lot, because I love observing leaders and I strive to be a better leader. I like simple, easy-to-understand answers, so I have asked this type question frequently through Twitter, to see what common agreement exists about what makes a leader great. Here are 7 pillars of leadership I’ve landed on in my search. You’ll find these among all great leaders.
Companies can tap their natural advantage when they focus on changing a few important behaviors, enlist informal leaders, and harness the power of employees’ emotions.