Good Looks?… no
Speaking skill?… not quite
Problem Solving ability?…well maybe…no
Empathy interpersonal skill?…hmmm no not that either
Integrity / honesty?… Yes thats it!
Don’t take my word for it check out one of the best leadership books written The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. Their research has shown culture after culture, year after year this is the most highly related leadership ability.
I have always believed that leadership is about relationship. Is not relationship a trust based event?