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1. One who leads. See Thought leader.
2. That which is further or more advanced than others. See Loss leader.

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Q. How long will our leaders continue sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I did research on hetro-sexual lifestyle and found many interesting facts. I do not approve that and we all know the HERETO-sexual lifestyle leads to alcoholism, drug addiction, STDs including AIDS, fatherless children, poverty and spousal abuse. How long will our leaders continue to sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I am getting sick on this and I think our future generations would suffer a lot. I have been doing this for quite a while but I think it is time for me to garner some feedback on the issue. Well if you people in this forum have some social responsibilities please share your views.

A. wow-wow-i did not no people like this existed,this is deep?...there has to be a problem here with the way you were brought up,as a child....i would really suggest that you get some help...bad things and good things happen to all of us....hetero-people...what happens if you take away the heterosexuals?.....human beings are not perfect,we all make mistakes.here in the united state-we have problems,but if we work together(help each other)things will start to change---a hand full of bad people,can make us all look bad.the news companys make it seem worst than it really is......at one time in our history(usa)one set of people kept another set of people in slavery(the southern state)for 300yrs....when the northern states got rid of slavery..black people were pushed a side,we were hanged on trees...we were shot...our churches were burned down...our woman were raped...we couldnt vote...and we couldnt get jobs...and also our leaders were killed..for wanting to change things----people who look d

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In Developing the Leader Within You, Maxwell outlined five levels of leadership (please see Figure 1).
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16] Gardner[17] lists nine skills: Defining goals, affirming shared values, motivating, managing, achieving workable unity, explaining, serving as a symbol, representing the group externally, and renewing the system over which the leader presides.
Examples include slandering persons with whom the leader has differences, betraying confidences, intimidating, and not speaking truthfully.
Kevin Cashman, in his book Leadership From the Inside Out: Becoming a Leader for Life, quotes Paul Walsh, chairman and CEO of Pillsbury: "The missing link in leadership development is growing the person to grow the leader.
The leader may first need to clarify his or her definition of the word "team" and spell out the desired team behavior.
Strategy can no longer be set and then executed over several years; today, the leader must pick a course without excessive deliberation and fact-finding, put it into action with only part of the answer in hand, and then constantly adjust the strategy as events unfold.
Nayef Hawatmeh, the leader of a radical Palestinian group that rejects peace with Israel, managed to greet and shake hands with Israeli President Ezer Weizman, prompting immediate protests from Israeli conservatives.
toward the envisioned goal; the leader keeps a watchful eye on forces that