“If–,” the famous poem by Victorian poet Rudyard Kipling, captures the essence of modern-day leadership. Leadership consultant Doug Moran offers a fascinating, instructive perspective that identifies the “If Sixteen Leadership Attributes” that Kipling’s poem describes. Moran’s well-researched biographies of historic figures illustrate qualities Kipling found essential to great leadership. getAbstract recommends Moran’s insights to students of history and to good leaders seeking to become great.
In this summary, you will learn
- Which 16 personal qualities identified in Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If–” distinguish excellent leadership;
- How historic leaders embodied these attributes and
- How you can benefit from their examples.
About the Author
Doug Moran founded the If You Will Lead LLC consultancy on leadership development, coaching, organizational excellence and infrastructure.
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5 years agoRecoomended reading for all managers