Leadership is described as "the method of influencing others in such a way that their contribution to the realization of group goals is enhanced."
At some point, society's definition of a "successful" leader changed from someone who promotes team performance to a single, charismatic titan — an outward spokesperson more concerned with public perception than team building.
Hundreds of research dating back more than a century have sought to determine what makes a successful chief.
One such survey, led by workplace growth experts Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, polled 300,000+ business professionals to rank the top leadership qualities they need.
Source: Jack Zenger, Joseph Folkman