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You Can Be Sure Someone Is Fit to Be a Leader Based on One Word

Not possessing this skill can hurt your career in several ways

Bosses unfit to effectively lead people are everywhere. Chances are, you've probably worked for one in the past. But among those "bad boss" stories, there is bound to be one of a true leader who made a positive and lasting difference in your life. 

My example takes me back about fifteen years. I reported to an executive who was the most approachable boss I ever had, despite his positional status. He valued me as a human being, developed my skills, and allowed me the freedom to make important decisions. 

In my observation, one powerful and rare leadership trait that he consistently demonstrated made him fit to be a leader: listening.

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