“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.”
– Dolly Parton

When you think of the word “leader”, it may bring to mind those in authority positions, such as executives, presidents, or people who have left an indelible mark on the world in some way. However, true leadership is not something limited to those who’ve attained notoriety.

In this 3-minute clip, author and spiritual teacher, Deepak Chopra, explores the essential traits that characterize great leaders. He explains that a true leader is one that improves the lives of others and unlocks the potential for greatness in those around them.

Watch the video to learn more about the qualities you can cultivate to develop leadership skills that will not only inspire, but help the individuals around you.

Do you agree with Dr. Chopra? In your opinion, what are the characteristics of a great leader?