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What defines a good leader?

Why are some people better leaders than others? Personality? Trust? Idealism? Why do people follow leaders throughout their careers?


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    Apr 1 2011: I think a book called The art of war will help define a leader for you.

    A leader is someone who can be admired, who listens to people, who encourages people but can steer that encouragement in the correct direction.

    A leader must have belief in what they are doing and en still this belief into everyone who follows.

    A leader must be transparent and let everyone it leads know the aims of the leadership and know where the organisation is going.

    A leader must lead my example and not by words.

    A leader can have many different characteristics and a different mixture depending on what organisation they are leading and where they are leading it.

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