What Are the Essential Skills and Qualities of Effective Leaders?

Adrian S. Potter
4 min readFeb 29, 2024

These 12 things are vital.

Hands down, there is one question I field the most from members of my team at work and folks I mentor. It might get phrased in different ways, but the spirit of this question lingers on.

What are the essential skills and qualities of effective leaders?

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Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity · www.adrianspotter.com