Traits of Successful Leaders

By Dave Smith

I. Sincerity

II. Capacity For Work
Edison stated, “Success is 98% perspiration and 2% inspiration”

III. Ability To Press On In Adversity
A leader will have much discouragement and opposition

IV. Must Exhibit A Love For His Co-laborers

V. Ability To Organize

VI. Must Develop A Vision For His Ministry

VII. Must Communicate To His Followers
His followers must catch the vision God has given him

VIII. Be A Self-starter
Procrastination has no place in a leader’s life

IX. Must Possess An Ability To Make Decisions
Many decisions will have to be made

X. A Leader That Follows The Lord Will Have A Special Reward At The Judgment Seat
Of Christ