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Are you a Leader?

I was recently asked to talk about this at a conference. I am sure we all hear about the term leadership since our elementary.
How many of you believe you were/are a leader? When I asked this, pretty much half of the audience raised their hands. -- We will get back to this in a little while.
Now, I asked the audience if they know a leader from 21st Century, boom got several answers within a second. I continued and asked them to tell me a leader from 20th, then 19th, and so on. When I moved to the 18th century, the audience took more time to respond as they couldn't able to remember those leaders within two seconds. Amazing, that over time, we don't talk about the past leaders. Why? Hold this thought -- We will get back to this in a little while.
Who do you think is a leader? I would categorize leaders in these three categories, which are money-based, power-based, and influence-based leaders. In all these three categories, the leaders can be either a positive, negative, or neutral…