Being a leader

There are a grazillion lists of leadership qualities compiled by those who seem to be able to exactly define what it takes to be a leader. Yet, in my experience, the ability to lead is a shape-shifting un-bottle-able mist.

Nevertheless, here are four very general qualities that I reckon a good leader does indeed require, which I found myself think-doodling about during a presentation given by Hogan Assessments at the recent e-ATP conference in the Netherlands.