The Courage to Lead

Taylor Jr., Johny C.
October 2005
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Oct2005, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p6
This article illustrates several courageous acts. When thinking of the word courage, names like Abraham Lincoln, Muhammad Ali or perhaps Anne Frank, come to mind. It details the story of Rosa Parks, an African-American lady whose courageous example of leadership galvanized a movement. Major General John Hawkins was another example of courageous leader. Not long after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he was asked to take on a special mission.


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