- Being flexible.
- Being able to communicate.
- Having courage to stand alone, the tenacity to not succumb to pressure, and the patience to keep fighting until you win the day.
- Humility and presence. Acknowledge and respect all of your employees.
- Being responsible. Accept blame and give credit when due.
What are some other characteristics that make a great leader?
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