Aggregate descriptions of subjective experiences of leadership
1. The ability of the leader to energize a team and set clear directions and objectives – often learned through acting as firstline manager, which makes this an important part of the development track.
2. The ability to convey the value of an idea both to the customers (physicians, patients, other external stakeholders) as well as to the internal stakeholders of the company – usually managers tend to be good at one aspect but not the other.
3. Spending a lot of time with their people and building trust so that managers are able to evaluate and appreciate ideas that come forth from the trenches, since people here are first to detect industry trends and business changes. ...