Does it take passion, dedication and hard work to become a great leader in the business industry? The answer to that powerful question is Yes…You better believe it does. You see a great leader never settles for less.
The word “more”…Is always on the agenda of the day. Before, we chat about what it takes or how to become a good leader. Let’s clear the air on the two types of leadership. There are two popular categories that you may have already heard about.
In some cases, the born leaders can be identified during the stages of development as kids. Remember the kid out the bunch who always seemed to be the leader of the pack. That is… Most things they said or did among their peers always ruled.
These were the kids who always, appeared to have that natural ability to persuade or easily convince others. Well, there’s a possibility it could be due to, their natural embedded genetic makeup.
However, regardless of the genetic makeup, they all go through a learning and training process enforced by parental or… In today’s mandate of governmental inflicted rules and supervision.
Through observation, an adult may easily identify a kid with great potentials to become a leader. You may even hear them refer to these type of kids as “born leaders”…and the leadership abilities may strengthen as these kids progress to adulthood.
It’s important to know, even the so called “born leaders” may need assistance to maximize their natural abilities to an extent. The difference between the “born leaders” and other leaders is that the learning, training and action mode may appear more natural and easier for them.
Why? Because they tend to have naturally inherited leadership qualities and abilities. “Naturalists”
Leaders That Are Made
There is relief considering the fact that leaders can be made. Anyone can become a leader who genuinely wants to be one. In life, you get to choose. You choose whether you would rather lead or follow.
If you choose to become a leader, initially you may have to follow first before you are successfully able to lead. However, don’t worry, that you may have to follow other leaders of greatness; As those very steps you follow will help, teach and empower you to eventually become that same leader of greatness.
5 Traits Of A Great Leader
Good Teachers- They demonstrate by example, help, teach, provide lots of knowledge and value.
Good Communicators- They always deliver a clear message. They know when to listen and speak .
UTP– The ability to “understand the process” of failing forward; They feed off continuous movement toward success.
Empowers and Support- They are passionate about coaching and providing positive feedback and assistance to others. They love to watch and cheer each success milestone whether small or big. “Leaders enjoy producing other leaders”
Constant Learners- They never stop learning new things. Believe it or not, with most leaders, learning is a continuous effort. They get it, that the combination of “knowledge, skill and action” rules. Also they love staying ahead of the latest trends in their industry.
Leadership, is definitely a great way to go, if it’s something you’d love to do. As you can see, it comes with certain traits listed and there are more. But leadership traits are those you can certainly develop. Especially, if you sincerely have a passion, persistence and burning desire to become a great leader.