The Legacy Of Ronald Reagan

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Close your eyes for a moment, imagine that you are in the 1981. You hear people talking about the USSR and the threat of their superiority. On the television you hear a news caster talking about the Iran hostage crisis. Then you see two old men talking about loss of their jobs and how America is not what it was 20 years ago. You are standing in nation without an identity and hope. Then these word echoed thru the abyss of discontent, according to Schaller (2011) our new president declares “for us to realize that we are too great a nation to limit ourselves to small dreams” (p. 34). With a WHOOSH of air felt around the world, America stands up to take on its destiny. Ronald Reagan was an incredible visionary and ethical leader throughout his political career. Main Point 1, I will demonstrate this thru examples of his visionary leadership because he knew the value vision, team building, and the importance of being a transformational leader. Main Point 2, I will illustrate his ethical leadership throughout his political career by avoiding ethical traps, relaying on his ethical principles and supporting principles. Main Point 3 Lastly, I will explain how his leadership has influence me to improve my leadership qualities.
Visionary Leader
Ronald Reagan was a visionary leader because he knew the value vision, team building, and the importance of being a transformational leader. At the time he took office the country was in disorder, everyone believed that America was on the…

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