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Who are the Best Leaders In Business? (What Makes a Great Leader?) [Infographic]

Who Are The Best Leaders In Business? (What Makes A Great Leader?) [Infographic]

What Makes A Great Leader?

Have you ever wanted to know why the best leaders in business are where they are? It's not a mistake, it's not luck. It's because they have the skills and traits to become great leaders. In this Infographic we have showcased who the best leaders are, as well as spoken to some of the leading experts in knowing what makes a great leader.

What Makes a Great Leader?

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A look at the best leaders in business.

What makes a great business leader? Leading a successful business or a team takes hard work and a broad range of skills. But who exactly are the best leaders, and how do you become one? Here at Corporate Coach Group we wanted to showcase those making big waves in business, but more importantly, the skills you need to get there.

  • Donald Trump
    Age: 66 - Net Worth: $7 billion
    Leadership Style: Facilitator of Ideas
  • Lord Alan Sugar
    Age: 65 - Net Worth: $1.4 billion
    Leadership Style: Situation-Led
  • Sir Richard Branson
    Age: 62 - Net Worth: $4.2 billion
    Leadership Style: Charismatic Leader
  • Mark Zuckerberg
    Age: 28 - Net Worth: $9.4 billion
    Leadership Style: Transformational

Ask the experts:
What makes a great leader?

We asked 5 influential men and women from business and leadership to tell us their views:

Jenny Flintoft

Watching and listening to your team
Identify what each person needs in order to thrive

Integrity
Making decisions that sometimes go against what others want you to do

Bravery and courage
When the going gets tough, bravery and courage are needed

Smile! Be a human
Warmth, encouragement, positivity and build relationships

Encouragement
Through your own actions - reflect what you want to see reflected

Kevin Eikenberry

Skill Sets
Leadership is a complex set of skills and competencies

Influences
Others to follow in a valuable and worthy direction

Specific Skills
All the specific skills required are, in the end, needed to accomplish this goal.

About the Author: Chris Farmer

Chris

Chris Farmer is the founder of the Corporate Coach Group and has many years’ experience in training leaders and managers, in both the public and private sectors, to achieve their organisational goals, especially during tough economic times. He is also well aware of the disciplines and problems associated with running a business.

Over the years, Chris has designed and delivered thousands of training programmes and has coached and motivated many management teams, groups and individuals. His training programmes are both structured and clear, designed to help delegates organise their thinking and, wherever necessary, to improve their techniques and skills.

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