Leadership Essentials

Charan, Ram
January 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p9
The article focuses on the identification of leadership potential. Assessment of a potential leader through a listing of personal qualities can be misleading and a two-strand helix model is suggested which makes use of gauges such as people acumen and business acumen. Indicators of leadership potential include seeing things in a broader perspective, must be passionate and ethical, must have a balanced judgment and an ability to synthesize and can prioritize.


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