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I believe leadership can be learned, developed, and improved upon.

If this holds, then it highlights a problem in the formation of leaders and a trend that can be seen in our society.  As of February 2021, ‘there were no Black CEOs in any of Britain’s 100 largest companies.

It’s possible to have representation at the top? Some of the characteristics of leadership skills; personal qualities, traits, and behaviours of leadership.

Traits and skills

Endurance

Decisiveness

Persuasiveness

Responsibility

Intellectual Capacity

Personal qualities

Being honest and consistent

Acting with integrity

Being decisive

Inspiring others

Resolving complex problems

Personality factors

Emotional intelligence

Self-Awareness

Self-Regulation

Empathy

Social Skill

Leadership styles:

Visionary

Coaching

Affiliative

Democratic 

Pacesetting

Five practices of exemplary leadership:

Model the way

Inspire a shared vision

Challenge the process

Enable others to act

Encourage the heart

The list is not exhaustive but if leadership is learned, developed, and improved then where are the diverse talents?

Diversity Matters!

https://www.forbes.com/sites/palashghosh/2021/02/03/there-are-no-black-ceos-in-any-of-britains-100-largest-companies/?sh=4a2e32fc2d8e

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