What makes a leader successful? Anyone can take command and control their “followers” but in order to be a successful leader you must have the ability to inspire and motivate those that are following. You can’t achieve goals if you can’t positively influence your team. For years, being a “boss” worked, however times have changed and so has the leadership style. As the healthcare industry transitions, it’s very important to have leaders that are committed, trustworthy, passionate and can adapt to change and help to guide their followers through those changes in successful manner. In turn, everyone wins with higher satisfaction, a better work environment and fewer turnovers.