What Makes a Good Leader? Part Two

Sir Winston S Churchill

Sir Winston S Churchill

This is my second post in the two part series “What Makes a Good Leader?” This exciting series was prompted by an absurd article in the Huffington Post, claiming that certain politicians – to wit, Ed Miliband and Boris Johnson – need plastic surgery if they are to have a hope in hell of reaching the top of the greasy pole.

All this is nonsense of course. It’s a person’s inner qualities that count. In my first post, I discussed the ability of a boss to delegate. This second post talks about how important it is that a boss should be decisive.

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What Makes a Good Leader? Part One

Gaius Julius Caesar, Rimini Italy Photo by Georges Jansoone

Gaius Julius Caesar, Rimini Italy Photo by Georges Jansoone

The other day I came across this article in the Huffington Post, which suggests that if you really want to get to the top of the tree – at Westminster at least – you need a facelift. And this isn’t just an idle thought – oh, no, this is all according to research by a “facial mapping expert.”  Continue reading