US millionaire Huntington Hartford is convinced that very wealthy people are not those who can find a common language with the boss and always do everything the correct way. Such people can become highly paid employees, but no more. The same position is followed by one of the richest people in the world, Paul Getty: “There is only one way to make a great deal of money. And that is in a business of your own.”
In this regard, they talk about the leader’s potential, which provides for the possibility of a stable improvement of the results, getting to a new level of knowledge and efficiency, broadening own specialized and general knowledge. The leader must have independent thinking. He combines own beliefs with current ideas and trends. The leader’s potential consists of such points as self-confidence and ability to effectively influence others. Ability to present oneself, to be charismatic, is an indispensable attribute in any leader’s arsenal. The leader is able to lead others and take responsibility, too.
So, do you have the potential of a leader?