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What are the Traits of Successful Leaders?

What are the traits of successful leaders? In other words, what do successful leaders do well? Provide at least three examples.

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Thank you for posting this question and using Brainmass to assist you in learning more about this topic. I have studied leadership and will answer this question for you. You have asked, "What are the traits of successful leaders" and have also asked for me to clarify what "leaders do well". Also, you would like three examples of what leaders do well. I will provide you information that will help you understand these questions.

First, I want to help you understand "what are the traits of successful leaders"....

There are many types of leadership theories that discuss leadership...however, seeing as you have asked about the "traits" of leaders, I am assuming you are discussing Trait Theory of Leadership. In the Trait Theory of Leadership, there are 5 major leadership traits. Those are:

1. Intelligence
2. Self-confidence
3. Determinism
4. Integrity
5. Sociability

These traits have been determined through various studies that have looked at the characteristics of successful leaders. ...

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I have studied leadership and will answer this question for you. You have asked, "What are the traits of successful leaders" and have also asked for me to clarify what "leaders do well". Also, you would like three examples of what leaders do well. I will provide you information that will help you understand these questions.

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