Ten essential traits for today’s leaders

Leadership isn’t easy. You’ve got to find good people, make the most of their talents, and get them excited about working for you. In the next 10 days, you’ll learn the essential traits you need to become a great leader. You’ll discover the most common leadership challenges and how to overcome them. And you can use this course as a compass to keep your growth on the right track, day after day, month after month, and year after year.

   350 students completed this course

   88% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Frank McKinley


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88% of students recommend

  “I really enjoyed when you brought in some personal stories. This made it way easier to understand.”

  “The last lesson concerning empathy was the best.”

  “A great course full of reinforcing tips on leadership. Though many of these were familiar to me, I always enjoy approach this topic with a different expert’s perspective. Great book recommendations too!”


Course plan

Lesson 1. How to Be Honest When It’s Hard
Lesson 2. The Easy Way to Communicate Like a Pro
Lesson 3. How to Be Creative When You’re Not an Artist
Lesson 4. A Productivity Plan to Make Every Day Count
Lesson 5. Laugh Your Way to the Top
Lesson 6. Three Ways to Turn Your Intuition Into a Superpower
Lesson 7. Three Steps to a Lifetime of Self-Control
Lesson 8. The Power of Positive Belief: Three Easy Ways to Build Yours
Lesson 9. The Simple Truth About Being Persuasive – It’s Not Rocket Science
Lesson 10. How to Use Empathy to Solve Your Toughest Problems
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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