Read the following leadership quotes:
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”–President John Quincy Adams
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moment of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in time of challenge and controversy.”–Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”–General George Patton
“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”–Steve Jobs
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper based on one of the above quotations. Include the following in your project:
Why did you choose this leader and quotation?
Interpret the quotation’s meaning and relevance to the period, working life, and situational contexts in which the author lived.
Identify the model of leadership represented.
Did this leader have a positive or negative effect on their organizations or following?
Discuss the inspirational value of the message conveyed and its fit with your own ethic of leadership.