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22 Traits of a good Chair
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22 Traits of a Good Chairperson? Are there more?

 

We recently had a Coffee Meeting discussing the Role of the Chair and how to secure Chair roles. This led onto the traits of a good Chair- summarized below, in no specific order.

1.     Good coaching skills to support the CEO and the team

2.     Strong listening skills

3.     High E.Q. to sense and identify issues within the Board dynamic

4.     Equality- treating all the same  

5.     Strong interpersonal skills

6.     Excellent conceptual skills

7.     The personal touch

8.     Relatable

9.     Facilitation skills

10.   Inspirational as a leader

11.   Integrity

12.   Trust

13.   Be able to address dissent

14.   Strategic

15.   Quietly confident

16.   Know yourself and where you add value

17.   Humility

18.   Gravitas

19.   Poise

20.   Inclusive

21.   Consultative

22.   Clarity and focus

 

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