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Leadership and Character…

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In times when there is no dearth of prescriptive literature on leadership’s skills and rules and what not, I read this thought-provoking piece…

“Why was Lincoln so great that he over-shadows all other national heroes? He really was not a great general like Napoleon or Washington; he was not such a skillful statesman as Gladstone or Frederick the Great; but the supremacy expresses itself altogther in his peculiar moral power and in the greatness of his character.

Leo Tolstoy, quoted in The World, New York, February 7, 1908

 What do you think?

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Written by RRGwrites

September 2, 2015 at 5:01 PM

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