The Leadership Challenge, a book written by James Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner states leadership in the following 5 practices aptly called “The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership” as follows :
1. Model the Way
- Find your voice by clarifying your personal values.
- Set the example by aligning actions with shared values.
2. Inspire a Shared Vision
3. Challenge the Process
4. Enable others to Act
5. Encourage the Heart
According to the Pew Research Center Survey 2014, following are the qualities that are essential for a leader to be :
Source: Pew Research Center Survey (N=1835) 2014