The Truly Definitive List of Leadership Traits and Functions
This (TCA_Library_Leadership_Traits and Functions of the High Impact Leader) is the list of traits and functions of the high-impact leader that I created generally over the course of my 30-year career and specifically over the course of the five years it took to write The Source of Leadership: Eight Drivers of the High-Impact Leader. My book is about the drivers, the deep, personal energies, that enable one to embody the traits of a leader and allow one to perform the functions of high-impact leadership. I couldn’t very well accurately identify those drivers without first identifying the essential traits and functions. So I took the hundreds, maybe thousands, of traits and functions and distilled them down into a universal list that I thought would always describe the ultimate leader. So far, it has held up very well. I have yet to hear of a trait or function that isn’t on this list or, more likely, embodied in another trait or function on this list.