As a leader you have to be able to relate to your followers, you need to know what they are looking for, what drives them and what they expect from you it pushes the leader to be effective.
Trait Theory of Leadership and Leadership Style
Trait theory of leadership stems from personality theory which focuses on the leaders, personality, and traits. “Traits can be defined as a person’s enduring characteristics or depositions which give rise to their behaviors or behavior patterns”(Hill 2006, p. 218). Great leaders care more about the people they are leading than themselves when you care you will lead like it; they will do what is right not what is easy. Autocratic leadership is a leadership style that gives direct orders to employees regardless of what they think, why it should be done, or even how. The manager has to be in control they want their employees to just follow directions and do not want any input of feedback from an employee. Democratic leadership encourages decision making by team members they like to receive feedback and ideas from their team as they take it into consideration when goal