Here is a link to an article on the traits of great leaders:
Essentially, they demonstrate greatness in 5 ways:
1. Facing Challenges
2. Winning Trust
3. Being Authentic
4. Earning Respect
5. Staying Curious
The traits of an emotionally intelligent leader include humility, empathy (being emotionally connected to others), staying grounded with customers and employees, and regularly operating out of comfort zone. In many ways, the greatness traits are outcomes of EQ.