How to be a better leader

Seven simple ways to maximise your leadership potential.

by Miranda Kennett

Wherever you are in the seniority stakes, there's a lot you can do to enhance your skills as a good leader. Rate yourself against these seven attributes.


This is the number one quality we want in our leaders, according to surveys worldwide. It means keeping your promises, being a role model, and when occasionally you can't share the truth, being open about this.


Having a clear idea of where the organisation is trying to get to, and why, is vital. Team members will work together and withstand setbacks if they know they are moving towards a shared goal.

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