If you ask a roomful of professionals what are the essential characteristics of a successful leader, you most likely will get a long list. But, the question is, are all of these traits necessary and translate into significant results for the organization. According to research done by the consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the answer is no. Their research revealed that out of 20 characteristics, only four account for 89 percent of leadership effectiveness. To learn about the four traits that create the best results, you can read the article by clicking here.
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