I came across this article and this sentence struck me: “A great leader isn’t someone who leads. It’s someone other people want to follow.” Pretty powerful stuff. We all assume great leadership takes charisma, and while that can be true, it’s not the whole story.
A great leader can clearly articulate what is required and then follows through. So simple yet not many people can grasp that. If you want people to look up to you and follow you, you have to do what you say you will. Otherwise, trust is not there.
There are many other qualities of a great leader, from character to optimism to direction. Check out the full article here: