3 Leadership Lessons Past Presidents Can Teach Today’s Learners

Every year, Americans celebrate Presidents Day as a day of remembrance — a day to look back and learn from our nation’s greatest leaders. In today’s competitive market, business leaders are looking for the edge that will put their organization and workforce ahead of the curve.So let’s dust off our history books and take a look at three leadership lessons that today’s business leaders can learn from our presidents of the past.

Key Takeaways:

  • Politics aside, having passion for your vision will help you focus on what matters most. People naturally gravitate toward passionate individuals.
  • Another popular president, John F. Kennedy, experienced a devastating setback after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion on Cuba. The futile attempt to overthrow the communist island resulted in his critics calling Kennedy inexperienced and weak.
  • Kennedy knew that leaders must have clear vision and a willingness to accept and learn from past mistakes.

“In today’s competitive market, business leaders are looking for the edge that will put their organization and workforce ahead of the curve.”

http://www.ceo.com/strategy/3-leadership-lessons-past-presidents-can-teach-todays-learners/

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