February 9, 2018

10 Leadership Lessons From Leslie Knope

knopeWhen you think of fearless leaders in pop culture, chances are you that you think of Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation. How could you not? Though Parks and Rec officially ended in 2015, the show maintains an intense base of loyal viewers and fans, many of whom see Leslie as a role model thanks to her work ethic, her passion for parks, and her love of waffles. Leslie is also known for her unwavering commitment to doing the right thing, no matter what obstacles stand in her way.

The show is off the air now, but there’s still a lot we can learn from Leslie. Read on for a comprehensive list of Leslie Knope’s most defining leadership traits, created by Fundera. This list is sure to inspire you, no matter your leadership style!

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Meredith Wood is the founding editor of the Fundera Ledger and a vice president at Fundera. She launched the Fundera Ledger in 2014 and has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade. Meredith is frequently sought out for her expertise in small business lending. She is a monthly columnist for AllBusiness, and her advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, MyCorporation, Small Biz Daily, StartupNation, and more. Email: [email protected]