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