Churchill - overwhelming might of the enemy. Churchill...

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Valerie Bodden K. (10-0014) Leadership July 14, 2010 Never Give In: The Extraordinary Character of Winston Churchill Persistence of a Great Leader It is often said that true leaders are born and not made, and this is the precise case of Winston Churchill. A young man who from his early youth, until the moment of his death, stood up straight and fought for what he believed should be done. Throughout the book Never Give In: The Extraordinary Character of Winston Churchill written by Stephen Mansfield, the life and leadership skills of Churchill are easily mapped out for the reader. The ability to be so open-minded and determined while the others surrounding him were practically blind, his persistence and brilliant mind is what stood Churchill aside from everyone else. As Winston Churchill himself said “never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently
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Unformatted text preview: overwhelming might of the enemy. Churchill believed in being persistent, in fighting for what you want, in standing up for what you wish to accomplish and do basically anything required to reach your goal. Winston clearly did not believe in obstacles, something that people now a days seem worry about all the time. His example should be followed by young men and women since it is normally from a young age that people set their dreams, life goals and expectations. It is far more than obvious that in order to reach ones goals one has to be persistent, one has to overcome every possible obstacle and build from a young age the life one wants to end up having. For as Churchill once stated we shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us, we shape our life and decisions, and afterwards they end up shaping the person we will be....
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