Leader Role Models: Heroines

An important way to build the moral character you need for good leadership is to observe and possibly emulate other leaders.  You can also decide to learn from their vices and avoid certain behaviors, as well.

In our culture, we often pay a lot of attention to physical beauty, like that of the following TV and movie stars.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Sophie Marceau

Sophie Marceau

Marilyn Monroe and Sophie Marceau are exciting models, but are they really heroines to emulate?
Why not consider some others, such as:

Helen Keller

Helen Keller

Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva

And Burma’s Suu Kyi and Alabama’s Maria Fearing.

This blog post is based on a discussion in Whetstone, J. T. (2013). Leadership Ethics & Spirituality. Bloomington, IN: WestBow.

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