4 Qualities Every Leader Must Possess To Be Successful

Ask a random person walking down the street what quality must a leader possess to be successful and you’ll probably get a different answer from each person. Everyone views leadership in a different light.

And how someone views leadership will mold the way they see the answer to the question.

However, there are qualities every leader must most. Especially if they want to be successful.

Do you have these leadership qualities?

So, what traits do those leading organizations need? Let’s look at the following 4 qualities.

4 Qualities Every Leader Must Possess

1. Integrity:

You’ve heard of Enron. They were a company that looked great on paper. Enron was viewed as a success by various business journals and peers.

However, Enron’s success came crashing down once the world learned there was a lack of integrity within the organization.

The Qualities I Admire Most In Other Leaders

Even the best leaders know that they have to follow someone else. Whether that’s the company CEO, shareholders, the church board of directors, or some other person in leadership, we ALL answer to other leaders.

That’s why I love looking at the leaders I enjoy reading and following. Being able to reflect on the reasons I admire these leaders opens my eyes to the qualities of great leadership.

what qualities do you look for in a leader?

When you find a leader worth following, I suggest you latch onto that person. Their leadership qualities can begin to rub off on you.

Examine their lives. See what makes them special. Then emulate those qualities that make them worth following.

Today, I want to look at the lives of a couple of leaders I believe are worth following.

What Makes A Good Leader?

Take note, young leaders. This is a million dollar question. Especially if you’re able to get the answer.

New leaders need to be curious and intentional about discovering what makes a leader good.

Answering this one question will set you on the right path of leadership.

Do you know the traits of a good leader?

You may find that there are many answers to this question. And I think there are.

We’ve seen great leadership qualities in many different people. Astoningishly, leadership looks different this way.

Yet, I know there are qualities that make a good leader.

What Doesn’t Make A Good Leader?

Let’s first take a look at what doesn’t make a leader. This may clarify where we’re going.

Age doesn’t make a good leader: I love what Paul tells Timothy in 1 Timothy 4:12. Paul tells him to let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.