Patience, Approachability, Tolerance, Independence, Empathy, Nurturing Nature, Confidence, and Endurance represent the fundamental characteristics demarcating genuine leadership and principled decision-making. Author Ritch K. Eich provides illustrations of both past and present leaders in fields spanning from sports to civil rights — whose own brand of leadership incorporated one or multiples of these tenets in their respective careers.
"Commentary: On Patience in Leadership,"
The Journal of Values-Based Leadership: Vol. 10
, Article 8.
Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.22543/0733.101.1178
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/jvbl/vol10/iss1/8