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One Poem that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

Bear with me even if you're not the type who enjoys reading poems. I was too. But, when I encountered the poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling, I was blown away. Absolutely mesmerized by the words and its profound meaning and inspiration. Each of the poem's sixteen couplets illustrates a leadership attribute, and they together provide a leadership framework on which the author Doug Morgan bases his book If You Will Lead: Enduring Wisdom for 21st-Century Leaders, with one famous leader from history being chosen to exemplify each attribute. The attributes are: character, authenticity, integrity, self-efficacy, ambition, vision, boldness, resilience, ...