King Henry V's Heroic Leadership

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King Henry V is Shakespeare’s great heroic leader. Throughout the entire play he listens and talks with his troops in such a way that his speeches still motivate us and others. Henry being a good leader first recognized that nothing can be achieved without the people he manages and leads in other words he recognized the power of “we”, the power of union. His speeches may still be applied in today’s corporate world. Shakespeare’s Henry’s speeches are masterpieces of communication between a leader and his subordinates. Finally, Shakespeare’s Henry V’s succeeds as a good leader and the chorus at the end of the play King Henry V makes clear his success. In the epilogue Shakespeare states that Henry was the “Lord of the world’s best garden” Fortune
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