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Yale Study Says This Trait Will Make You Four Times More Effective

It's not charisma, influence or power

Helming a company is complicated. There is a strategic vision to develop, employees to inspire, interpersonal complexities to navigate. As you start your entrepreneurial journey, it's natural to worry you might not be cut out for such a demanding role. 

Fine-tuning your leadership skills may be the project of a lifetime, but determining if you have the most essential building block to lead people is actually simpler than you probably think, according to a new article from Yale's Emma Seppälä and University of Michigan's Kim Cameron in the Harvard Business Review. 

"The greatest predictor of success for leaders is not their charisma, influence, or power. It is not personality, attractiveness, or innovative genius," the pair write. Instead it's a quality called "relational energy." Having it can help your company be up to four times more successful. 

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