Leaders with character tend to be more successful. Why is that?
We tend to trust people who are trustworthy, who exhibit traits we want to model, and who have an interest in topics beyond basic financial results. We are drawn to people who are honest, have integrity, and won't make any compromises. On the flip side of that, we won't follow someone who is corrupt for long. We see right through the sham.
To help you figure out whether a leader has moral character, or to test yourself and see if you have what it takes to lead, listen for these key phrases.