We are inundated with articles, speakers, coaches, and books promising the secrets of leadership and do doubt there is some value in many of them. But as someone who has spent a career around leaders there are three qualities that I have always looked for in a Vistage member that won’t guarantee a leader’s success, but their absence, luck notwithstanding, nearly always indicates an unwillingness or inability to lead. Call it a “leadership tripod”…a trio of characteristics that support what it means to be a leader.

So, my attention was immediately caught by an article in Inc Magazine that captured the importance of these qualities. This very short article shares 3 Habits that Quickly Identify Someone with Good Leadership Skills. Do you and your team members have them?