What Leaders Do

Talley, Linda
February 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2011, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p8
The article classifies great leaders from others who are called leaders only by force of their title or position, claiming that only about one percent qualify for the former. It focuses on the distinguishing qualities possessed by great leaders, titled or not, who are viewed as capable of commanding greater respect and confidence. Listed are typical actions which great leaders do, such as active pursuit of new ideas to constantly develop skills and knowledge, and providing time for planning, thinking and recreating.


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