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2 Leadership Qualities You Must Develop to Be Successful

What does it take to be a good leader? There are dozens of effective leadership skills that will help you succeed in life and work. However, if you boil them down to just a couple of personal leadership qualities that are simple to understand, yet extremely powerful when practiced, you’d likely pick show up and shine. 

In episode 027 of The Live it Forward Show, Kent Julian dives deeper into what makes these two leadership qualities so essential. Additionally, he shares how successful people don’t just show up and shine, they SHOW UP and SHINE.

  • When you SHOW UP, you are all in! You invest your whole self into what’s in front of you.
  • You also must SHINE. You must focus on solutions, not just problems. Additionally, it’s important to learn how to shine your light on others instead of just yourself.

If you want to be more successful leader, you’ll really enjoy this episode!

Show Notes – How to Show Up and Shine

1. Welcome to the show

2. Early-bird registration for the Live It Forward ADVANCE Conference is only open for a few more weeks (ends Wednesday, October 12, 2016).

  • Dates: November 11-12, 2016
  • Location: John C. Maxwell Leadership Center, 2050 Sugarloaf Circle, Duluth, GA
  • Special discount for Live It Forward podcast listeners—use discount code PODCAST at checkout to save an additional $100 off early-bird registration.

3.  Shout Outs

  • Jodey Smith—Kent’s podcast coach
  • Leanna Crumbley—Kent’s VA

4. Stats on Leadership

  • Leadership qualities = 25,600,000 results
  • Must have leadership qualities=19,500,000 results
  • Important leadership qualities = 18,400,000


  • Successful people SHOW UP! They are all in.
  • Move from DREAM to DO.


  • Don’t look at problems, focus on solutions.
  • Invest in others.
  • Serve with no strings attached.

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