High-Performance Leader

Guttman, Howard M.
June 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2011, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p20
This article focuses on high-performance leaders (HPLs). The author considers these leaders as a distinct breed. The traits that set them apart from traditional, hierarchical leaders are listed. Some of these traits describe HPLs as visionaries and architects, know they can not do it alone, and model the behaviors that they expect from their team. The author also presents a number of questions on alignment effort, accountability and leader-player dynamic to serve as guide in HPL assessment.


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