Leadership in a matter of the most important in the life of people and organizations. Effective leadership is the key to carry out part of ordinary people extraordinary things. Being a good leader requires certain characteristics, certain factors. The following are five factors that define a good leader 1 self-consciousness: ability to know and understand your own changes of mood, emotions and impulses, and its effect on others. Their distinctive signs are self-confidence, realistic self-assessment and sense of humour self-critical. 2 Self-control: Ability to control or redirect harmful impulses and moods.

Tendency to think before acting and set aside the judgments. Own distinctive is confidence in the self-worth and integrity, comfort in ambiguity and the willingness to change. 3 Motivation: Passion for a job for reasons beyond the salary or prestige. Propensity to look for goals with energy and persistence. Great momentum to achieve objectives, optimism, even before the failure, commitment to the company. 4 Empathy: Ability to understand the emotions of others. The ability to treat people according to their emotional reactions. Experience in building and retaining talents, intercultural sensitivity, service to clients.

5. Social skills: ability to treat relationships and create networks. Ability to find common ground and build relationships. Efficiency changes, persuasive ability, experience in creating and managing teams.