B. Leadership Styles Whether he envisioned his impressive future or not, his leadership skills ultimately guided his career trajectory (Lopez, 2014). Powell’s leadership styles allowed him to contribute in guiding his country to the right decisions. While in the administrative office, he shared his thoughts about the conflicts in some Middle East countries, weapons of mass destruction, and the country’s intelligence information capacity. Guided by his leadership styles, he was able to create plans that could be effective in ensuring peace and order to his country.
Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violent methods ensured the great honor and well respected within the Indian society. Leading his followers to great success, Mahatma Gandhi gave people the confidence where there may be nothing. Mahatma Gandhi will forever be labeled as a transformational leader with long-term vision and
He was persistent on winning and having the opportunity to start the Reconstruction of our Nation. He never gave up hope in our Nation, which shows how he was determined to bring us back together. Lincoln was an active thinker, he “proceeded in a calm matter with care and concern for others” (Machiavelli & Viroli, 2008). Being an analytical thinker, explains how he gained love from the people because it showed he cared about others. He was able to defend himself and his followers.
Benjamin Franklin is an important figure in the molding of an American business character. From reflecting off many of Jesus’ messages to benefiting the society all the way to displaying astounding entrepreneur character traits, Franklin left a well-respected legacy. He demonstrated that even an unestablished, doubted boy can have everything they’ve either dreamt of. Franklin’s view on leading was the benefit of serving others more than himself, he was servant leader. His view reflects Jesus’ message of servant-leadership found in Matthew 20:28.
King’s ways as a leader is shown in his most memorable speech, I Have a Dream. Martin Luther King Jr Leadership Style He clearly communicates a concrete and powerful vision Dr. King Had a dream which he clearly articulated to his followers, giving them clear call to action and inspiring them to share his vision and to show support. This is one characteristic that made him quite popular. People want to follow someone who has a clear direction of where he is going or where he's taking his followers. People want someone who cares about their values, needs, wants hopes and aspirations.
His membership in the INC made a huge impact on our country as he had a big following amongst the Indian community and was very influential. This relates to his mission statement where he says, “I shall not submit to injustice from anyone,” as he did not accept the injustice and discriminatory attitude of some people against non-whites during Apartheid. He also strongly believed in resolving problems with no violence. Gandhi also played a huge role in freeing India from the British rule which relates to, “I shall not bear ill toward anyone.” He was a very spiritual man and believed strongly in the working of God, and believed he could heal people spiritually through the help of God. “I shall fear only
Mohandas Gandhi A Peaceful Protester Peace, love, and loyalty are words that people think of when they think of Mohandas Gandhi. Mohandas Gandhi changed the world by being a peaceful, tolerant rebel. He showed the world that people could be strong even though you have no power and use no violence. He left a legacy as a peaceful protester. When Gandhi was in his early years, he was known as a hero (rau,51).
His involvement in the “World Peace Treaty” and his positive relationships with his comrades, family, and ordinary citizens highlighted his desire for concord (Coolidge 152). Although life as the president can be overwhelming with constant work flooding through the doors of the White House, he never took little deeds of kindness for granted. Calvin cherished the memories of the stupendous instructing of his college faculty, the friendliness of skilled lawyers like Hammond and Field, and even the simple affection of his father. Calvin Coolidge found good people wherever his life led him and he never failed to recognize the kindness of those around him, a characteristic that will never die as time
Bishop Desmond Tutu has displayed good leadership characteristics by being optimistic and being of courage in speaking for the oppressed people’s struggles for equality and freedom. Also he achieved equal rights for all, abolition of South Africa’s passport laws and a common system of education. Among other things he campaigned for issues of combating poverty, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis, as well as opposition to form of prejudice like racism and sexism. (Editors,
Communities are precious, and the most precious – my family – helped prepare me to enter the world with initiative, confidence, and a willingness to serve, while also aiding me in building positive relationships that raise the standard of others, the world and thereby myself. Martin Luther King Jr. said “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” When one looks at all the great people in history who made a difference, their greatness was in their service to others. Through service, we learn to lead and prepare ourselves to take our place alongside those who make a positive impact on the world. My parents raised me to be aware of my surroundings and to be of service to the community, starting with my family. Most importantly they taught me to act with foresight and without being asked.