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Leadership and Mentoring

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

In a March 2016 article published in Harvard Business Review, certified executive coach Dr. Sunnie Giles explores the top 10 leadership competencies identified by 195 global leaders. She grouped them into 5 themes:

1. Strong ethics and safety

2. Self-organizing

3. Efficient learning

4. Nurtures growth

5. Connection and belonging

Dr. Giles notes that these five areas present a challenge to most leaders (and potential leaders) because they require us to act against our nature. However, with self-reflection and a perspective shift, leaders can provide opportunities for improving everyone’s performance by focusing on their own.

Read the full article here.

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