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Lee Kuan Yew’s leadership attributes as shared in the week of mourning via @sharethis

Lee Kuan Yew’s leadership attributes as shared in the week of mourning via @sharethis

This article was contributed by Soon Sze-Meng, vice-president for a multi-national corporation based in Shanghai. Mr. Lee Kuan Yew was a politician and a lawyer. He was foremost a leader. I was particularly struck by three of Mr. Lee’s leadership attributes from reading about the memories shared of him last week. First, a leader has to stand for something or else he stands for nothing. Many wrote about how Mr. Lee led a pragmatic party and government. Instead, I agree with Mr S Dhanabalan that Mr. Lee is an idealist. Mr. Lee believed in a fair and just society, even when the society he lived in 50 years ago was not fair nor just. Instead, Mr Lee chose to realize his ideas in the most pragmatic fashion within a one person one vote democracy. He refused to pander to the rich, the elites nor the ethnic majority. His conviction compelled him to make unpopular decisions such as...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2015/04/lee-kuan-yews-leadership-att...

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