The Makings of a Good Leader

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There are a lot of sites and books you can read about becoming a good and effective leader. For the most part, they all say the same thing. Here is a condensed version of what makes a good leader based on my own experiences and opinions.

1. Communication

If you are going to lead a group of people, whether it be 4 or 400, you must be able to communicate. You need to ability to streamline ideas into a visible plan and also to effectively relay that to others. If the people you’re leading always seem to ask a billion questions, it’s probably because you aren’t communicating clearly enough. A good leader will be able to provide direction in such a way that leaves those around them prepared and ready to work on their own.

2. Knowledge

How would you feel if you were working under someone who didn’t know…

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