To recognize the leadership potential in the candidate is akin to art. There is an idea that leaders are charismatic, self-confident people, effective on the positions they currently occupy. However, it is not often possible to find an example of how an excellent football player becomes a talented coach. So in business. Often, true leaders can manifest themselves in those who do not flaunt their ambitions and do not break records in terms of sales. The main thing in the leader, according to research conducted by the British company Saville Consulting is a high level of intelligence, the ability to think strategically, emotionally, to learn new things and to get along with people.