5 attributes of outstanding leaders


Leadership is not about personality; it’s about behavior. Outstanding leaders have distinguishing attributes. Here are five of them.


Model the Way

Leaders must be willing to serve as models for their employees’ behavior by matching their words with their actions.

“Through their daily actions, they demonstrate their deep commitment to their beliefs and those of the organization,” James Kouzes and Barry Posner, authors of The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations, say.

Leading by example can help top-level managers and executives earn their employees’ trust. It also sends the message that leaders are not asking their employees…

Source: Nigerian Tribune