More and more people are interested in leadership statistics so here we have started a selection of brief such statistical numbers to show what leaders around the world experience.

Leadership Statistics on Motivational Drives

More than a thousand leaders were asked what their biggest motivation for working as a leaders was. Their responses were put into categories and the top one turned out to be seeing people grow. Second came developing the business. Tied for second spot were also those who said they were driven mainly by the expectations from family, collegues and company executives. Source: Temo, 2006

The importance of a mentor

When asked nearly 70 percent of business leaders say that it is important to have a mentor. Mentoring is obviously a great way to transfer skills and knowledge from one leader to another. Source: Grant Thornton's View newsletter, 2005

Fitness and leadership statistics

There are several reasons why it is a good thing to stay fit. Yet another one apart from the general overall quality of life is that 3 out of 4 executives say that having a good physical fitness is of critical importance for career success at executive levels. Source:, 2005

Leadership is giving

A wise person once said that if you are not receiving enough, give some more. This goes for feedback, love and more. On this topic over 10 percent of surveyed CEOs said they had already established a charitable foundation or donor-advised fund, or that they were considering doing it. Source: PriceWaterhouseCoopers' Private Company Services, 2005

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