Despite what others may have you believe, effective, inspirational leadership has less to do with personality, age, or genetics than with skills you can learn, work on and grow into. In fact, research supports that leadership is more about exhibiting certain inspirational traits rather than a having a certain type of personality. With that said, there are some traits, like consistent negativity, acting like a dictator or just plain being a jerk, that are not going to cut it with a team looking to succeed.

This infographic by InitiativeOne looks at how inspirational leaders motivate despite personality, age, or genetic differences.

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How Inspirational Leaders Motivate Despite Personality, Age, Or Genetic Differences

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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