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  • Soft skills in a leader can have a big impact
  • Soft skills in a leader can have a big impact
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How are New Alphas redefining leadership?

What are the characteristics of a good leader? Being assertive and powerful, or empathetic and ethical? Canvas8 spoke with Danielle Harlan, CEO of the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential and author of The New Alpha, to learn what effective leadership looks like in 2017 and beyond.

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“Leadership matters,” said Danielle Harlan in her 2015 TEDx talk, 'Reimagining Leadership for the 21st Century'. “The people who make decisions at the top affect our lives in ways big and small. Everything from how well the economy is doing, to the education system, to the equality in America. Even at the micro level, leadership affects how much you enjoy your job, how much money you make, how far you're able to advance. But we have a leadership problem at all levels and across multiple sectors.”

Her point is validated by studies that suggest a widespread lack ...

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