Bud Bilanich, an executive coach and business consultant, believes that effective leaders possess a “Career Power Star” with five points:Self-confidence. Leaders don’t fear trying, even if that means occasional setbacks.Personal impact. Cultivate the way people think about you. You accomplish this in both big and small ways, such as taking extra time to connect with young people and people you don’t know well.Performance. Deliver results.Communication skills. Handle small tasks, such as writing e-mails, with the same level of excellence as giving a great speech.Interpersonal confidence. Establish lasting, trusting and positive relationships with other people.—Adapted from an interview with Bud Bilanich in Speaking of Success, Insight Publishing.