On the Spot

What important traits must a leader have?

“Trust, which is earned through integrity, honesty, good judgment and empathy.” ~Damian McDonald, Cold Spring

“Compassion, empathy, kindness and resolve. Also, understanding it’s more about the good of those you lead than self-betterment.” ~Melanie Leonard, Beacon

“They lead from the front, get their hands dirty, work with people — while showing compassion, courage and confidence.” ~Rocky Skrelja, Beacon

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