By Dominika Miernik (United Kingdom)

Leadership skills are valuable for moving you through your career and into a leadership role. It’s critical to every business to cultivate leadership skills at all levels.¬† No matter what your career situation, you can learn to develop strong and effective leadership skills.

Leadership can be characterized by skills such as:

  • Sharing information with a team
  • Understanding needs and characteristics of the group
  • Knowing which resources to use in team development
  • Coaching and counselling
  • Being the example
  • Planning and evaluating
  • Decision making

Source: iCN Issue 5 (Leadership Coaching); page 27