Harriet Tubman and Emily Murphy- Exploring Attributes of Great Leaders

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Every leader had to start somewhere; they all had to have a reason to become a great leader. They have developed strong attributes to overcome their struggles and challenges. Great leaders like Harriet Tubman and Emily Murphy, who have had the courage to take action in the world and have had great confidence to achieve their goals. They are among the people, who through centuries have made a difference. Who have fought for their rights and surpassed difficult obstacles in their lives to complete their goals; taking leadership and making a difference in the world as well as overcoming challenges others could not. LEADERS So what is a leader? What does it take to become a great leader? Everyone has their own ideas of what a leader is,…show more content…
People who are courageous are able to achieve their goals, to stand up and to have their say in what is right and what is wrong. They might’ve made mistakes in life, but if they are willing to reach it, they will get up and try again, becoming stronger than ever at trying to pursue their goals. It took courage and bravery to do something that Harriet Tubman did; to be capable of doing something so extraordinary and something so near impossible. Harriet Tubman had achieved many things, and had made a huge difference in the lives of others; along with the lives of people today too. She is a symbol of great courage to every African-American. Harriet Tubman was born a slave in Maryland, but became an admired person; she is well-known for being a strong leader, who took great risks to make the lives of people who were discriminated against better. She faced many challenges through her life; enduring many injuries, and was recognized for being a person who gave freedom to her people. Harriet Tubman became a free slave who was determined to come back and to free the others. Once escaping she had planned to come back for her family. And she did, as well as later on taking a great risk of leading more than 300 runaway slaves to freedom. She was courageous and took many

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