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Wednesday, February 20, 2008


“In his lifetime, Ronald Reagan was such a cheerful and invigorating presence that it was easy to forget what daunting historic tasks he set himself. He sought to mend America's wounded spirit, to restore the strength of the free world and to free the slaves of Communism.” That's how Lady Thatcher started her great eulogy of Ronald Reagan, summarizing in one sentence his personal qualities and his great achievements. This combination of highly admirable personality and great accomplishments has made Ronald Reagan the most popular American President in the past half a century and one of the most important American Presidents in history. So what were the leadership qualities that made it possible for Ronald Reagan to achieve such a status in American history and in the hearts of the American people, including his political opponents?

1- The Messenger, Not The Message

2- Have A Great Vision

3- Communicate Your Vision To Gain Followers

4- Offer Hope, and Act to Achieve It

5- Lead, Don’t Micromanage

6- Don’t Become a Prisoner of Your Own Perceptions

7- Admit Mistakes, Change Course, and Move On

8- Use Humor

9- Stay Human

10- Lead a Balanced Life

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