Mahatma Gandhi and Steve Jobs are often included on lists of history’s greatest leaders. But what about entertainer Madonna? Learn more about the traits that make a leader “legendary” in the eyes of Toronto-based management coach Mary Legakis Engel. This episode is the first of two parts. The second episode can be found here.
What you’ll learn from this episode:
- The reason Mahatma Gandhi left his career as a lawyer (2:35).
- Why Mary Legakis Engel considers Madonna and Mr. Rogers legendary leaders (6:00).
- How leaders can put their foot down when necessary (10:34).
- The leadership traits of a “benevolent autocrat” (11:16).
- An explanation of three other leadership styles of behaviour (12:38).
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