6 Undeniable Characteristics of Successful Business Leaders and What They Actually Entail

Leadership is one of the most highly valued qualities, but what defines a leader often eludes us. However, certain traits are found in almost every successful leader. A born leader is a visionary, offering a lucid and straightforward, yet sharply innovative idea. Leaders must also be articulate and able to succinctly explain what they mean and want; they must also be resilient in the face of adversity and adaptable. The best leaders will not just be brilliant and hard-working – they will be accessible to those who follow them and will empathize with their team. Finally, a true leader must be flexible. If problems arise the leader is the figure all will look to for guidance, and they must see someone able to change course smoothly and intelligently.

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