What type of leader are you? Embracing your leadership style [Quiz]

We all encounter numerous managers, coaches, teachers and other authority figures throughout our lives. Each of those individuals approaches leadership in a slightly different way, but there are a few core styles that most people gravitate toward.

While no one type of leadership is better than another, it’s important to recognize the differences between each. It’s also helpful to know which style you identify with most. They all have their own strengths and weaknesses, and knowing that can help you avoid some common pitfalls.  

So, what type of leader are you? Take this 10-question quiz to uncover the answer.

What leadership style best describes you?


Unlock your leadership potential

What type of leader are you? It’s clearly about you as an individual rather than your job title. Whether you’re the CEO of a major corporation or a preschool teacher, you can help guide, support, instruct and inspire those around you. You just need to leverage your strengths and learn to manage areas of weakness.

Regardless of the style you follow, you can always work to improve. There are numerous ways to deepen your leadership skills, including completing targeted coursework. To learn about your options, check out UMass Global's robust library of leadership career resources. 

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