Five Essential Qualities To Succeed As A Leader

Success as a leader can be challenging to achieve. While skills, experience and knowledge all help, qualities are important too.

So what five qualities are essential to succeeding as a leader?

  1. A genuine interest in others.
  2. Self awareness and a clear understanding of your own strengths and limitations.
  3. A commitment to developing the leaders of the future.
  4. Drive and persistence to keep going even when the going gets tough.
  5. Set and adopt personally high standards.

What else would you add to the list?

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to achieve success and realize their professional potential through being highly effective leaders and managers. For more information and to sign up for his free audio e-course click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 6,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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