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  • Most Influential And Successful Leaders
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    When discussing any triumphant or flourishing organization or institution, the main attribute which will always surface when examining the true fabric of what allows a particular organization or institution to excel, will always be leadership. Leadership is portrayed at its pinnacle in William Bratton's Turnaround, Rudolph Giuliani's book Leadership, Oren Harari's book The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell, and David Lipsky's book Absolutely American: Four Years at West Point. In each of these ...
  • Developing People And Influencing Others Good Leaders
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    Experimental Training Program: Wilderness / Adventure Learning Training employees is a fundamental element of a corporations success. A company succeeds only as well as the people running it can perform. This training process can cover many skills and go into many areas of expertise. One key element that has only recently come into action is an outdoor- based experiential training program. Commonly called 'ropes courses,' wilderness courses or adventure learning programs have been in use in the ...
  • Machiavelli Believes In A Strong Government
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    Lao-Tzu, Machiavelli, and the American Government Lao-Tzu's "Thoughts from the Tao-te Ching" and Machiavelli's "The Qualities of a Prince" both have the ultimate goal of making better leaders. The tactics that each writer chooses to present as a guide for the leader are almost opposite of each other. Today's American government would benefit from a combination of the two extreme ideas. Lao-Tzu's laissez-faire attitude towards the economy, as well as his small scale, home defense military is appe...
  • Great Leaders
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    Leadership connotes a willingness to stand as an example, as well as to guide and influence others in attaining a goal. Effective leadership begins with the same strengths that can be found in a healthy personality structure. Developing leadership skills is, from this perspective, the same process as attaining a strong sense of personal identity and worth. Style of leadership is often the defining characteristic of behavior observed as specific to leaders. The competencies of successful leaders ...
  • XIV Dalai Lama
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    The Dalai Lama: Leader in Exile Among world leaders, there is no one like His Holiness the Dalai Lama, religious and political leader of Tibet and winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize. Brought up from an unusual childhood, he became head of the state of Tibet at age 16, and was later forced into exile by the Chinese government. Despite all the hardship he had to endure he does not give up his fight for freedom and treats all sentiment beings with love and compassion. Through his fight for freedo...
  • Good Moral Leader
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    Confucius and Plato Confucius and Plato are two of the most respected and most widely studied teachers of history. There philosophies of how people should be governed and what characteristics make for a good leader. Both men's ideas are good for the civilizations that they lived in, and they shared many similarities in their ideas. My own ideas of an ideal leader are a mixture of these two men's ideas. The personal experiences of both men also play a key role in how they shape their ideas. The b...
  • Mark Anthony And Brutus
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    Many of the problems that Julius Caesar faced during his rule are still problems that the world still faces today. In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar the problems are clearly evident. The main problem is the inherit distrust in people of government that is caused by unstable governments. One relationship between the PRI in Mexico and the Government of J.C. is that the people might think that they are running the government but they actually are not. For example in Mexico the PRI appoints eve...
  • World's Popcorn Supplies
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    One of the biggest threats to freedom in our world today is the ever-looming possibility that someone will realize the true power of popcorn and bring world leaders to their knees. Popcorn holds a power that to this point has remained untapped. However, if placed in the hands of a terrorist organization, the true power of popcorn could be unleashed to wreak havoc on innocent men, women and children. Millions of people each year have the luxury of eating popcorn freely. Each night in this country...
  • Task And High Leader Position Power
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    What is leadership? Leadership is "the behaviour of an individual when he is directing the activities of a group towards a shared goal". (Hemphill and Coons, 1957, p. 7) A leader is interpreted as someone who sets direction in an effort and influences people to follow that direction. How they set that direction and influence people depends on a variety of factors. To really comprehend the "territory" of leadership, one should briefly scan some of the major theories, notice various styles of lead...
  • Better Leader
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    A Midsummer Night's Dream During the course of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the rise of two leaders emerge. Theseus, the leader of Athens and of? reality? , and Oberon, the leader of the fairies and of? dreams? Shakespeare makes it evident that these leaders are two of a completely different nature. As the play progresses it's clear that Oberon is the better leader of the two. When dealt with the pressures of being a leader of people, the most essential aspect of this duty is communi...
  • Milton Hershey
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    Milton Hershey was not the type of person that anyone would have viewed as a leader, or shrewd businessman. Being born into a rather poor lower class family, he was not very well educated. The one thing that we do know for sure though, is that leaders are not born, they are made. This is exactly the case of Milton Hershey, and because of his undying determination to succeed, he became one of the greatest success stories of all time. What factors or events made the person a leader? For Milton Her...
  • Leader Need For Example Being
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    Mud Faw waz Dealing with the ideas of Niccolo Machiavelli This essay is about the idea of Niccolo Machiavelli ideas about politic and leadership. A lot of his ideas are interesting and a lot of it does not have good aspects in morality. A lot of it tells us that as a leader, we should know how to lie in a way that can help us as a leader. All of his ideas have been put in a text called 'The Prince, where he put his ideas what a leader can do and what a leader should not do. The ideas of Machiave...
  • Vito's Position As A Mafia Leader
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    Vito Corleone is one of the main characters in the movie The Godfather. Throughout the movie Vito gives numerous speeches to the men who work for him, do business with him, and ask favors of him. His style is unusual for a man with all of his power, but it is very effective. His style could be a good example to anyone who is in a management position working with subordinates as well as anyone working in sales or any other position where there is contact with potential business partners. In this ...
  • Self Government Under African Leadership And Kenyatta
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    KENYATTA... Taa ya Kenya or Swahili for the 'Light of Kenya' was the man who brought the light of independence to Kenya. Indeed, he was a beacon, a rallying point for suffering Kenyans to fight for their rights, justice and freedom. His brilliance gave strength and aspiration to people beyond the boundaries of Kenya, indeed beyond the shores of Africa. Just as one light shines in total darkness and provides a rallying point, so did Ken-y atta become the focus of the freedom fight for Kenya over ...
  • Baseline Characteristic Of Tomorrow's Leaders
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    In the past, people that were above average in one area of leadership skills could survive as a leader. Technology has forced an adaptation in practically all aspects of the business environment over the past decade. The level of skills for leaders in the 21st century will need to adapt as well. Tomorrow's business leaders will need to possess a much broader range and higher level of leadership skills. First of all, good human relations skills may be the baseline characteristic of tomorrow's lea...
  • Anglo Saxon Leader
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    During the Anglo-Saxon Period, the men in society were basically warriors. They relied on their leaders to be strong, confident, and devoted. If the leaders were strong, they could defeat the negative things they encountered. Physical prowess and strength brought about confidence which also played a big role in a leader's success. A man without confidence caused doubt within his people, and the doubts often became real ites. Finally, devotion to his people set the Anglo-Saxon leader apart form t...
  • Selection Of A Leader
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    Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Site sHow come a leader becomes a leader In this article, we are not interested in the historical process but in the answer to the twin questions: what qualifies one to be a leader and why do people elect someone specific to be a leader. The immediately evident response would be that the leader addresses or is judged by his voters to be capable of addressing their needs. These could be economic needs, psychological needs, or ...
  • Patterns Of Behaviour Leadership Styles Most Leaders
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    Introduction In order to examine the influence of differing leadership styles on both group performance and communication, it is important to comprehend what a leader is, how they are created and their characteristics. From there, a leaders 'style' needs to be addressed. It is then possible to assess a group's performance under particular leadership styles, their levels of motivation and other factors that may modify a group's achievement. A group's communication can be either downward or upward...
  • Democratic Leadership People
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    The policies of democracy in practice may not be all that they claim to be but they have done more good than any other organizational system that has been tried before. Democratic leadership certainly has more advantages than disadvantages. It is important to understand the term 'Democratic Leadership' before we can talk about its advantages and disadvantages. In simple terms democratic leadership means 'a leadership style based on the principles of democracy'. Under democratic leadership people...
  • Line 207 Creon
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    Creon was a powerful leader of the city-state of Thebes who was viewed as a tyrant. Whether his qualities were good or bad, the people listened and obeyed him. The qualities of leadership he possessed were very strong and evident. The potential to be a good leader was within his ability, but his hubris stood in his way. He didn't care what people had to say about an issue, it was his way of doing things, whether it was morally right or wrong. He abused his power which hurt the people, and ended ...

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