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Colin Powell Speech

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In Colin Powell’s speech at the Colgate University, he states that the role of a leader is “to put people, real human beings in the best possible environment to achieve the purpose of the organization that you are a part of.” (2009). Essentially, what this means is, that the role and responsibility of a leader is to take care of the people that they are in charge of. Furthermore, the role of a leader is creating a positive work environment that employees want to go to work to. The way a person that is serving as a leader can see to it that the needs of the organization are met by having a “since of purpose” (2009), and that everyone in the organization know and understands the purpose. Colin Powell furthermore goes on to state that “taking
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