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8/25/2016
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Dawn Kawamoto
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5 Traits Effective IT Leaders Need

When you consider outstanding tech leaders such as Bill Gates, the late Steve Jobs, and Jeff Bezos, five of their traits standout above others. Here's a look at ways to cultivate these characteristics to further your career.
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Trust And Empower Employees
'Trusts their employees and empowers them to make important decisions' is the trait that 32% of survey respondents said IT leaders should possess.

'Any good leader will credit their team when recounting their successes,' Reed said. 'An empowered team who believes in the organization will do great things, and their leaders are responsible for creating an environment that encourages that.'

(Image: Saklakova/iStockphoto)

Trust And Empower Employees

"Trusts their employees and empowers them to make important decisions" is the trait that 32% of survey respondents said IT leaders should possess.

"Any good leader will credit their team when recounting their successes," Reed said. "An empowered team who believes in the organization will do great things, and their leaders are responsible for creating an environment that encourages that."

(Image: Saklakova/iStockphoto)

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