Here at Leadership Lime we are all about the necessity of Leadership Characteristics. Why? You might ask - well, they are the basis of all decisions, choices and importance throughout all leadership. John Steinbeck once said;
"It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second."
This is a bit of a confronting quote to add in here but it's where this section starts. No one expects you as a leader to not want success but we must, as responsible influencers, hold true to the honour that our position deserves. You are accountable to the people you lead to identify what kind of leader you want to be! Absorb GREAT leadership characteristics.
"Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint." - Lewis S. Lapham
Important Opportunity: We have developed a section which is a six step guide to better leadership. Maybe you want to invest in yourself at the beginning of 2013? Or you feel like you want to develop into a better leader. This is specifically designed for you to get a good grasp of some important leadership tips and techniques which incorporate some of our best resources.
The foundations of Leadership shouldn't be skipped over. The next step of unleashing your leadership potential will start here by evaluating the list of qualities expected from every high level leader.
These are a brief survey of leadership qualities but some key foundations that you as a leader should adapt and keep in mind. As this is an introductory page of some things we want to build upon I would strongly suggest that you look at our personal leadership section to build some more foundations.
Moving on from there invest in some of our leadership characteristics in team leadership - this is a section which will be broadened in the near future and we're really excited about it!
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