By Jay Mitchell
As we meet with candidates, we inevitably end up talking about leadership. Both the leadership skills they possess and value, as well as the kind of leadership they’ve experienced in their organizations.
Some have developed their leadership skills because of the leadership under which they’ve been serving and some have developed their gifts in spite of that leadership.
It’s not hard to figure out which approach is more effective. People perform more effectively, grow more quickly, become more motivated, and become more effective leaders in their own right when they have a leader that they want to follow.
What are some of the common characteristics of the leaders that people want to follow?