Mystery of Leadership

Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel
September 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p8
The article deals with some innate leadership qualities and things that can be done to learn how to be a better leader. It notes that one of the innate leadership characteristics is an innate ability to lead. It advises identifying people who are leading and observing how they lead. Also cited are rules for leaders on dealing with the learning curve, one of which is appreciating the significance of casual perception.


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