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Are leaders born or made?

The answer is both.

There are some things that folks have pretty well fixed when they emerge from adolesence. We can improve these to some extent, but we can't train them into a person. They include the willingness to make decisions, enough intelligence and stamina, and decent people skills.

On the other hand, there are several skill sets that leaders, anyone responsible for the performance of a group, need to master. They include accomplishing today's mission through the group, assuring that tomorrow's mission can be accomplished, handling critical incidents, creating a great working environment, and making small course corrections.

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