O'Reilly logo

The 108 Skills of Natural Born Leaders by Warren Blank

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

The Portrait of a Natural Born Leader

One hundred and eight skills paint the portrait of a natural born leader. The skills are not flavors of the month. They are the facts of the leader's life. They describe the actionable propositions that define the leader process. No single person completely mirrors every brushstroke in the picture. People match the portrait in varying degrees and demonstrate some skills more effectively than others.

Look at a few of the corporate chieftains in Fortune magazine's "America's Most Admired Companies" list. "Combative" describes General Electric's CEO Jack Welch. "Prankster and unabashedly affectionate" pertains to Southwest Airlines head Herb Kelleher. "Scathing" describes Microsoft boss Bill Gates. Each of these ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required