25% of Leadership Abilities are due to Inherited Genes

Will leader's son be a leader?  The Bushes, the Gandhis/Nehrus, the Clintons, the Kennedys, the Bhuttos - does a leader beget a leader off-spring?  Well, a new study seems to suggest that Leadership - although largely a learnt skill - is also inherited in part due to a Gene Sequence. The study, published online inLeadership Quarterly, is the first to identify a specific DNA sequence associated with the tendency for individuals to occupy a leadership position. Using a large twin sample, the i … [Read more...]

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