Leaders come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have a few common denominators.
By Ken Sundheim
The most effective leaders are the individuals who can transform a good firm into a great company. They are the people who continually push their subordinates to become better, more engaged employees and allow them to adapt to changes in the corporate landscape.
Instead of suppressing new ideas and ignoring innovation, they encourage creative thinking, open collaboration and individual growth. They reward the employees who deserve recognition instead of promoting the “yes men” who simply agree with them.
Regardless of industry or company size, studies have shown that the best bosses share common traits that lead to consistent success. Below, you’ll find five of these qualities.