TITLE

Why Lead?

AUTHOR(S)
Swift, Phil
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2005, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a narrative of the author's experience and view on personal leadership. He tells the practical issues that concern a leader. He says that leadership can be rewarding. He talks about the importance of values, beliefs and spiritual qualities to leaders. He discusses the lessons in leadership learned from an experience in India.
ACCESSION #
19593681

 

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