Qualities to Develop to Become a Great Leader

There are a lot of things that HR or hiring managers consider when trying to fill a managerial position. Aside from work performance and experience, leadership skills are also part of the ingredients that make a great manager. Fortunately, skills and qualities that are commonly found in great leaders are those you can master through training and practice.

According to Wake Forest University’s online masters in counseling programs, there are 10 common qualities every great community leader has. Integrity and honesty are listed as two of the most important qualities you need, along with creative thinking, dedication and a focus on service. In certain industries, empathy is also absolutely necessary.

It is also important to note that good interpersonal skills are needed in order for one to be a great manager and community leader.

To learn more about these qualities – and how to develop them to advance your career – be sure to read the full 10 Qualities of Great Community Leaders infographic by Wake Forest University.

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