061 - Marine Corps Leadership Trait: Knowledge

The importance of knowledge in a leadership role is obvious. However, this Marine Corps leadership trait reaches far beyond specific subject matter knowledge.

The Leadership Calculator uses Competence to calculate leadership effectiveness - essentially the same as knowledge. This competence is specific subject matter competence, general industry-related competence, and leadership competence.

Here are a few tips for increasing your knowledge...

1) Books - Leaders are readers

2) Invest in yourself - Courses, content, communities

3) Get a coach - see our Coaching options at credibleleaders.com/coaching