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Defining Leadership

Gandhi at the Ferry building

John Paul II, Mahatma Gandhi, John F. Kennedy, Lee Iacocca, Jack Welch, Mother Theresa – all of them are considered as leaders. What qualifies a leader?

I don’t want to go through literature study at this point to analyze classic leadership definitions. Instead, I want to share my understanding of leadership to set clear the expectations for the content of this blog.

To me, leadership is about influencing people to contribute to a change, and as an effect, causing the change to happen.