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

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

Turton, who has been a reporter for The Current since its founding in 2010, moved to Philipstown from his native Ontario in 1998. Location: Cold Spring. Languages: English. Area of expertise: Cold Spring government, features