By The Young Entrepreneur Council


No matter the industry, there are many different hard and soft skills a leader should develop to be an effective and inspiring presence on their team. While some required skills will be field-specific, skills like managing your time, speaking publicly, motivating and listening apply to all leadership positions.

To help their fellow leaders hone the right capabilities, a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members weighed in on the following question:


“What’s one skill you think more leaders should work on, and why? How does this help them?”


Here are the skills they recommend all leaders sharpen.


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