Most of us have worked with great leaders at some point. Even if you haven’t personally known any remarkable leaders, history is full of examples of great leadership- men and women who effectively led mankind through significant historical milestones.
But the right to lead is not freely given, it must be earned. Earning others’ trust to make the correct (yet often difficult) decisions takes passion, courage, and great communication with your team. Perhaps you are being drawn to lead yourself. Read more about the common traits of outstanding leaders in Marty Fukuda’s article, “5 Characteristics of Those Who Earn the Right to Lead”.