Lesson 7: LEADER SKILLS
The past 40 years of working with managers in thousands of client companies, research has identified a number of key leadership qualities that effective managers in successful teams and organizations share. These are personal traits that are critical in determining a team leader’s effectiveness, but should not be confused with the role or function that a manager must fulfill as part of their job. So, there are many ways of thinking about leadership and the identifying features of leaders. The following list presents some notable features of leaders; – Good leaders have emotional maturity Emotionally immature leaders feel that they have to have the answer to every situation, and that it isn’t okay to not have the answer. However, emotionally mature leaders understand that not only is it impossible to know everything about everything, but they don’t need to.