5 important characteristics of a good leader:
1. It presupposes following:
Without followers there can be no leaders. So all leaders should have good number of followers.
2. Working Relationships:
A leader shows the way by being in the forefront and asks his men to follow him; He takes people along with him.
3. Exemplary conduct:
By keeping good conduct a leader becomes an example to his followers. What he is judged by what he does and how he behaves.
4. Community of Interest:
There must be community of interest between the leader and his men. Both must have common purpose to achieve.
5. Problem solving skill:
A leader should have the ability to solve problems.