Forget the latest fad.
Leaders are always looking for an edge. That often sends many of them looking for the next big thing. But weird leadership approaches and trendy management fads come and go. What remains the same? The qualities of a leader!
Study the great leaders from history, and you see that they all shared certain qualities: compassion, initiative, vision, commitment, passion...Embody these qualities, and you will become the kind of person others want to follow.
More than a million people have learned a leadership secret taught by John C. Maxwell in the 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. Good leadership starts with who you are.
Drop it into your briefcase. Keep it in a desk drawer. Give it to a protege. The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader can set you on the road to becoming the leader you've always wanted to be.
- Character: Be a Piece of the Rock
- Charisma: The First Impression Can Seal the Deal
- Commitment: It Separates Doers from Dreamers
- Communication: Without It You Travel Alone
- Competence: If You Built It, They Will Come
- Courage: One Person with Courage Is a Majority
- Discernment: Put an End to Unsolved Mysteries
- Focus: The Sharper It Is, the Sharper You Are
- Generosity: Your Candle Loses Nothing When It Lights Another
- Initiative: You Won't Leave Home Without It
- Listening: To Connect with Their Hearts, Use Your Ears
- Passion: Take This Life and Love It
- Positive Attitude: If You Believe You Can, You Can
- Problem Solving: You Can't Let Your Problems Be a Problem
- Relationships: If You Get Along, They'll Go Along
- Responsibility: If You Won't Carry the Ball, You Can't Lead the Team
- Security: Competence Never Compensates for Insecurity
- Self-Discipline: The First Person You Lead Is You
- Servanthood: To Get Ahead, Put Others First
- Teachability: To Keep Leading, Keep Learning
- Vision: You Can Seize Only What You Can See