Do you want to shine as a leader but don’t know how? Maybe you’re looking in the wrong place. Most perspectives about the characteristics leaders should have for exemplary leadership focus on attaining a specific set of traits. Just consider all the different types of leadership there are. Although tremendous amounts of research on leadership are available, there is no single irrefutable list of traits or qualities for great leadership. So why do we spend so much time, effort, and money trying to emulate other great leaders?