Video: Five signs to look for when identifying future leaders

To ensure that your IT organization remains vital, you need to identify individuals who show leadership potential and help them step into that role when they're ready. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives shares five of the traits to look for in future leaders.

To ensure that your IT organization remains vital, you need to identify individuals who show leadership potential and help them step into that role when they're ready. But what do future leaders look like? This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives shares five of the traits to look for.

For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the "Transcript" link underneath the video or you can read the original article from Erik Eckel that this episode was based on: 10 early signs that someone will make a great leader.

Five signs to look for when identifying future leaders To ensure that your IT organization remains vital, you need to identify individuals who show leadership potential and help them step into that role when they're ready. But what do future leaders look like? This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives shares five of the traits to look for.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.