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Do you want to be a leader? You'd be surprised to learn that only a small percentage - just 12.5% - of nurses and midwives actually strive for leadership roles, according to research by Tyczkowski et al. The paper, published in the Nursing Administration Quarterly, highlights stress and poor support as key reasons for the lack of attraction towards nurse leadership. Being a genuinely 'likeable' person would be a surefire way to improve the support received from team members and colleagues. But, how does one become more 'likeable'’?