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Are Leaders Born or Made?

Best-Selling Author Susan Sly launches leadership development series by exploring the qualities of leadership and presents the question as to whether leaders are born with these qualities or whether they are developed over time.

Scottsdale, AZ. — March 16, 2016 — Best-selling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Susan Sly recently published a new article, “Leadership Development: What Does It Mean to Be a Leader? Are Leaders Born or Made? Part 1.”  In the article, Susan describes the long-standing debate over the leaders born or made question, specifically that nearly every corner of society asks, “What does it mean to be a leader? What are leadership skills? Is leadership development a real possibility or is leadership something that can’t really be taught?”

Susan goes on to explain that – since this issue is so prevalent – these are questions anyone interested in professional development or personal development must explore as well.

Susan then outlines characteristics common to leaders and prepares the reader for the next article in the sequence, saying, “The next part of the equation – are leaders born or made and what does this mean for leadership development – is a little trickier. We will explore the “Are leaders born?” question next.”

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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