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Best-Selling Author Susan Sly continues leadership development series by exploring the “leaders are born” argument in response to the question as to leaders born or made. She seeks to answer whether leaders are born with these qualities or whether they are developed over time.

Scottsdale, AZ — March 23, 2016 — Best-selling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Susan Sly recently published a new article, “Leadership Development: Are Leaders Born or Made? Part 2 – The ‘Leaders Are Born’ Argument.”  In this part of the series, Susan shares the ‘leaders are born’ group probably has the greatest number of supporters. Specifically, the greatest consensus appears to be that some people are born leaders – with leadership traits and leadership characteristics – and seem to know how to be a leader naturally—without even trying.

She further elaborates that this group believes, “Even for those who seem to learn leadership skills and develop into being a leader, the ‘born’ argument states they were indeed also born with leadership traits, it just took those traits longer – or more effort – to surface and be shaped.”

Susan then goes on to say that this side contends that without being born with those leadership traits, the odds of developing into a leader are slim, therefore enforcing that – to some degree – leaders are born first, before they can be made.

The entire article can be found here:

About Susan Sly: 

Susan Sly is an author, speaker and entrepreneur. She has been featured on Lifetime Television, The CBN, ABC Family, The Morning Show in Australia and in the fall of 2015 will appear on CNN, Fox and CNBC. She is the author of several top self help books including the highly acclaimed book about women having it all – The Have It All Woman and Organize Your Life. She has co-authored the best selling book – Soul II Success with NY Times Best Selling Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul – Jack Canfield and is working on another book collaboration featuring Sir. Richard Branson. Susan has also been featured alongside Rich Dad Poor Dad Author, Robert Kiyosaki, in the movie – Rise of the Entrepreneur and in Sharon Lechter’s Book – Think and Grow Rich for Women.  

Susan is a passionate philanthropist, working with World Vision Cambodia on a special project liberating girls from trafficking. She’s had other strategic collaborations with the UNHCR, Make-A-Wish and Sistering in Toronto. Susan’s projects have focused on the welfare of women & children. Most importantly Susan is a mother of five children and loving partner to her husband, Chris. She truly believes with a positive mental attitude we can have it all.




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