Poll Results: What Are the Top 3 Characteristics Great Leaders Should Possess?

In January, we asked what the top 3 characteristics great leaders should possess.  Here’s what those polled had to say:

With 18%, the top answer to the monthly poll was “Integrity and honesty,” followed by “Leads by example,” with 17%. With another 15% of the votes, readers said, “Strong communication skills,” and another 10% said, “Great listening skills.” Nine percent said, “Ability to motivate.”

What Does it Mean?

Most workers polled believe that great leaders should lead with integrity and honesty. Strong listening, communication, and motivational abilities are also beneficial for working well with or as a leader.

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