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Introverts vs extroverts: Who makes the better leader?

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HC Online | 30 Oct 2014, 09:59 AM Agree 0
A recent study has suggested that introverted personalities could be the best to hire for leadership roles – but it all comes down to your workforce.
  • Anne-Marie Orrock | 30 Oct 2014, 02:41 PM Agree 0
    Agree with Dunwell and Cardinal in the story that it is not necessarily extroversion or introversion that is 'better'. What is better? communication and motivation skills.
  • David Winter | 30 Oct 2014, 11:12 PM Agree 0
    I'm sure Chris Dunwell's comments are taken out of context. However, what's quoted here is the usual leadership = vision & passion trope. You can have vision, passion & authenticity and still be a useless leader. If no-one follows you, you're just some mad jerk wandering off on your own. True leadership is about envisioning others. Sometimes this happens through one person passionately sharing their personal vision, but it could equally happen through one person guiding others to build a vision together or taking someone else's vision and making it infectious. All of these things are leadership and which is the right one depends on the circumstances. No one-size-fits-all solution
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