15 Traits of Natural Leaders
Find Them - Hire Them - Train Them - Empower Them
At the end of successful seasons we often hear coaches attribute the success to "we had great team leadership and chemistry". We also hear many coaches on unsuccessful teams mutter to themselves, "We just didn't have any team leaders". The best team cultures don't leave leadership to chance - they teach it. The same is true of Athletic Directors hiring coaches as leaders. Not everyone can be a leader. But we do believe that if people have some natural leadership ability and you can provide them with a clear path and job description, they can become strong leaders and those teams will become more successful.
So whether you are trying to develop student leaders, hiring a coach or looking in the mirror here are a few indicators that someone has some natural leadership ability.
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