By Justin Foster, Fast Company , October 2014
The most recognized leadership traits tend to fall in to two categories: behavioral traits such as a personality or people skills and character traits such as integrity or empathy. While behavioral and character traits are certainly indicators of leadership, the most important leadership trait is also the most hidden: intrinsic value.
Intrinsic value is a hidden trait because those who have it don’t talk about it; those who see it in others struggle to articulate it; and those who don’t have it often don’t know what’s missing. Read more.