What does it take to be a leader? Why are some people natural-born leaders while some just aren’t? How do you identify a diamond in the rough? These are all great questions, but there are agreed upon answers about qualities which all leaders possess, and which all leaders are looking for in their followers, because to find a new leader is a wonderful gift. There are certain qualities found in all leaders, whether they have risen to the challenge of leadership themselves, or are waiting for the right time in their lives to be asked, pulled or pushed, or whatever it may take for them to look within and find these qualities within themselves. Here are some of the most sought after qualities that make up a great leader.