“So, what makes a good leader?”

It’s one of those questions that’s asked at every career seminar, business conference, and team building session. And if you’re like many, you might have an idea of what great leadership looks like, but struggle to come up with something digestible and concrete. There’s so much information out there about what leadership is and the characteristics it requires—how can you condense all of that into a couple of key words and phrases?

Well, we think this infographic sums it up pretty nicely. Take a look below for basics of what a stellar leader needs, as well as examples of how to turn all that theory into practice.

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Infographic courtesy of Norwich University. Photo of man on boat courtesy of Shutterstock.