Here are some effective leadership skills:
☛ Motivating team
☛ Team building
☛ Risk taking
☛ Vision and goal setting
☛ Inspire action
☛ Be optimistic
☛ Have integrity
☛ Support and facilitate your team
☛ Have confidence
☛ Be decisive
Effective leaders periodically take stock of their personal strengths and shortcomings. They ask: "What do I like to do? What am I really good at?" "What are my areas of weakness, and what do I dislike doing?"
In addition to being dependable overall, strong leaders are able to control their emotions and avoid overreactions.
Strong leaders take on responsibility and do not pass the blame on to others. This is really effective leadership skill everyone should posses.
Effective leaders do not get stuck in a rut. They are able to think outside of the box and adapt quickly to changing situations.
Strong leaders stick with it, even when things get difficult or the group faces significant obstacles.
A great leader is able to be direct and assertive without coming off as overly pushy or aggressive.
For people to do their very best work, they need an organizational environment that supports them by making it safe to take risks, to tell the truth, and to speak up without being punished for doing so. Support your employees by creating this kind of environment, and it will facilitate their progress toward attaining your organization's goals.
One of the most basic duties of any leader is to make decisions. Highly effective leaders are not afraid to be decisive and to make tough calls quickly when circumstances require it. Once you have all the information you need to make an informed decision, then do not hesitate make it. And once you make a decision, then stick with it unless there is a particularly compelling reason for you to change it.