Here are some characteristics of a good leader

  • integrity
  • honesty
  • courage
  • commitment
  • sincerity
  • passion
  • confidence
  • wisdom

As you can see, the words above are all nouns.

Use a dictionary to find the adjective forms

  • Can you think of other leadership characteristics?
  • Which characteristics do you think are the most important in a leader?

Lead like the great conductors

Watch this video with a friend or colleague and discuss the questions together in English.

  • How would you compare the roles of a conductor of an orchestra and a CEO of a company?
  • What different styles of leading are highlighted in the video?
  • Do female conductors need to break the glass ceiling to become famous?

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