Leaders and followers

In The Leadership Challenge, Kouzes & Posner wrote about the 225 different values, traits & characteristics that followers admired in the leaders whom they followed.

Of the 225, the most common were:

1) Honesty

2) Competence

3) Forward looking

4) Inspiring

It may surprise you to know that charismatic was not one of them.

WHAT ARE THE LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS YOU ADMIRE?

 

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About Carole Brown, Learning Coach and Repatterning Practitioner

My early days as a biologist and my career as a leadership consultant and learning coach have largely influenced the work I do now. I am attracted to many different spheres of knowledge and wisdom, especially those that are on the cutting edge and relate to the processes underlying change. "Resonance Repatterning" is an energetic approach to transforming our patterns and moving beyond the blocks that keep us from reaching our highest self. It is a stunning process that gets right to the core and elegantly identifies what needs to be transformed. I first studied RR in 2000 before we had quantum physicists explaining the basis for energy work. Now we have the science, there's every reason to embrace this evolutionary approach to change and growth and use it to explore how to become your best self.
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