Is This Possible To Become An Effective Leader With These Traits?

Some notable leadership traits

2 min readMay 29, 2022
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Yes, not everyone is born with leadership traits. Although people are well capable of adapting the leadership traits some even can learn those traits. However, some people naturally possess certain leadership traits which set them apart from others.

According to the trait theory of leadership, some common leadership characteristics identify someone as a successful leader.

The attributes that are usually present in an effective leader:

  • Openness toward changes
  • Trustworthy
  • Decisive decision maker
  • Ability to encourage people
  • Courageous and determined
  • Creative in problem-solving
  • Emotionally balanced
  • Desire to succeed
  • Goal-oriented
  • People skills
  • Self-awareness
  • Persistent and competent

Although these characteristics are most noteworthy, other traits make a leader unique compared to others. There is also the possibility that a leader might possess some of these traits and still qualify as an excellent leader. In…




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