Leadership brings with it the responsibility of directing operations and managing risks. Even in bad conditions, leaders must have the presence and charisma to inspire others to do their best. The drive and ambition of leaders is matched by their ability to motivate those who follow them.

Today, a leader must demonstrate certain traits that set them apart and encourage their followers to reach their full potential. Below, 13 professionals from Forbes Nonprofit Council examine the most crucial of these qualities that a leader ought to cultivate and exhibit.

  1. Adaptability
  2. Clarity
  3. Humility
  4. Accessibility
  5. Listening
  6. Empathy
  7. Energy
  8. Sense-Making
  9. Growth Mindset
  10. Culture Building
  11. Creativity
  12. Hybrid Team Management
  13. Commitment To Staff Growth

Read the full article about leadership qualities at Forbes.