Research suggests that extroversion is generally a strong predictor of successful leadership.
Yet a new analysis of 25 studies, led by Dana Joseph, Ph.D., at the University of Central Florida, complicates the idea that simply being outgoing is enough to make you an outstanding leader. Now, researchers say that positivity is key: Generally happy people make better leaders than Debbie Downers.
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By Shana Lebowitz. The analysis found that positive affect accounted for over 20% of the variance in transformational leadership.