12 Skills To Have In A Successful IT Leader

  1. Learn not to rush into situations.
  2. Learn, apply and evolve your problem solving skills.
  3. Develop knowledge of the business.
  4. Build relationships with the business and your peers.
  5. Continue to learn and improve your skills.
  6. Continue to sell yourself, your skills and your results.
  7. Develop good interpersonal skills.
  8. Accept responsibility, consequences and risk.
  9. Be personable and approachable.
  10. Learn how politics work and learn how to win at it.
  11. Believe in yourself and in what you are doing.
  12. Learn from your failures.

What skills do you think someone should have to be successful in IT?

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