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.