This question is designed to help the interviewer gain a better understanding of your definition of leadership.
Some great qualities of a leader are:
- Being someone who people naturally want to follow
- Exceptional interpersonal skills
- Strong relationship building skills
- Taking ownership of the team's errors and mistakes
- Excelling at motivating others
- Providing kudos to your team
- Knowing how to select and hire the right people to join the team
- Having a vision for the future
"I feel that I am strongest when it comes to motivating a team. Last year, I motivated my sales team every day, and we ended up being the top sales team of the year! I am also strong in the area of showing my team the big picture, and gaining buy-in from them."
"I first lead by example, which is my strongest leadership quality. I am also an active encourager and a great coach. I love to research and learn new skills, and then pass that knowledge onto others. These are just some of the factors that will make me an excellent leader."
"I possess many leadership qualities that will benefit your team here at Company ABC. Among my qualities, the most significant is my ability to see the strength in others and nurture those strengths. I have been a mentor to many who have gone on to achieve great things in their career. I want everyone on my team to feel confident in their abilities."
"A good leader is also a good communicator. I am also honest and fair and know how to determine what to do during a crisis. I take accountability for the success and failures of my team, and most of all, I want to empower people to succeed!"
Your answer exudes confidence and more confidence! Great work.
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