What Makes A Good Leader?
One of the best ways to begin improving your leadership style is to emulate successful leaders. So, the author asked a number of executive and community leaders the author knows to give their definition of leadership and what they think are the qualities in a good leader. Here's the first in a series of three papers on leadership. Bill Bonnstetter, Founder of Target Training International in Scottsdale, Arizona, is brief and to the point. Bonnstetter says, "Great leaders have mastered these personal skills: Goal Orientation, the Art of Influence, Self-Management, Interpersonal Skills, and Personal Accountability."