Are You Driven to Lead?

Offner, Anne
September 2014
Leadership Excellence;Sep2014, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p49
The article presents a list of eight leadership qualities. The list includes a leader's ability to think strategically and creatively, a leaders' inclination to direct others, a leader's tendency to be an engaged listener and adapt different ideas, the role of leaders in helping employees develop, and a leader's focus on organizational goals and results.


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