7 CORE BELIEFS OF
BY: DR. TRAVIS BRADBERRY, AUTHOR &
COFOUNDER OF TALENTSMART
reat bosses change us for the better. They
see more in us than we see in ourselves,
and they help us learn to see it, too. They
dream big and show us all the great
things we can accomplish.
Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down
and understand. You know a great leader when you’re
working for one, but even they can have a hard time
explaining the specifics of what they do that makes
their leadership so effective. Great leadership is
dynamic; it melds a variety of unique skills into an
One thing is certain—a leader’s actions are driven
by their beliefs. It’s through a leader’s actions—and
ultimately her beliefs—that the essence of great
leadership becomes apparent.
“I AM JUST A COMMON MAN
WHO IS TRUE TO HIS BELIEFS.”
Great leaders inspire trust and
admiration through their
actions, not just their words.
Many leaders say that integrity