One correlation that seems to to be pretty constant (but not always) has to do with age, I am sure most of you have heard the term "young, dumb and full of
In almost any setting you have leaders and followers and both are necessary to function. To be a good leader one has to make decisions, they may not always be right but someone has to decide on a course. A good leader will also know how to take direction himself. Another good trait is to take into consideration the thoughts and opinions of others when and where it is practical and when it is not you need a little finesse in getting people to do things that they do not understand at the moment.
Forming a good working relationship is key to good success and remembering that we have gained experience by doing, making mistakes and by being stupid at some point.