Alder Koten: Five Key Traits of a Great Leader

A Google search for the term leadership yields about 147,000,000 results. Leadership is very likely one of the most discussed topics in business books today. But the topic is often misunderstood, with a tendency to think about it only in the context of power, titles, and people who are in charge creating most of the misunderstanding.

Alder Koten has produced what they consider the five key traits of a great leader in the executive search industry.

  • A great leader is a great manager
  • A great leader transcends by enhancing learning and innovation Great leaders have a long-term impact
  • A great leader is a teacher not a preacher
  • A great leader’s power comes from influence and respect
  • Great leaders are flexible, adaptable, and drive change

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