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Do you have the leadership gene?
Posted By Amy Materson On January 30, 2013 @ 8:47 am In Construction News | No Comments
You’re not alone: Googling “leadership” will give you about 460,000,000 results. However, a study has determined that leaders can also be born, as well as bred .
British researchers have found in a twin study  that an inherited DNA sequence, rs4950, is a leadership gene associated with people who have leadership positions. Scientists have determined the genotype appears to be connected with passing down leadership ability through generations.
Still, study authors say don’t ignore the conventional wisdom. Although leadership is in part a genetic trait, being a successful leader depends largely on developing skills. So, if leading others isn’t your strongest suit, keep working at it .
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 leaders can also be born, as well as bred: http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/13901/20130115/newly-discovered-leadership-gene.htm
 twin study: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1048984312000811
 keep working at it: http://psychology.about.com/od/leadership/tp/become-a-better-leader.htm
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