Bankers who want to make it to the top might take some lessons from people who are already there.

The high and the mighty display subtle characteristics not often found in lower-level managers. And the good news, says Mark Patten, senior vice president of Fleet Investment Services in Albany, N.Y., is that those qualities can be learned.

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