Great Leaders

Azzarello, Patty
February 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2011, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p10
The article describes the unique characteristics attributable to great leaders, noting that experience or skill, though essential, do not distinguish the best leader. It argues that since everyone aspiring for the top position already possess the necessary skills and experience, a leader's value that differentiates him is dictated by who he is as a person. Discussed are three leadership traits considered as typical of the best leaders, which include authenticity and adhering to one's values, and consistent and persuasive communication skills.


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