The 10 qualities of world-class leaders

Aspiring leaders often ask what the important traits are of a successful leader. Typically, the best advice is to model the desired behaviours observed in other successful leaders. The following is my personal list of what I have observed to be 10 of the most important qualities of world-class leaders.

Optimize for the team’s success

Lead by example

Default to transparency

Communicate clearly

Alleviate barriers

Set a vision

Create clarity out of ambiguity

Build collaboration within and across teams

Diffuse negativity

Be an agent for positive change

What are your top ten qualities you strive for as a leader? What do you admire in the people that lead you? Sound off in the comments below.



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