Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ~ An Inspirational Leader

I participated in a blog posted today by the International Association of Women Entrepreneurs that posed a question about the impact of Dr. King on their leadership and entrepreneurial style.  My response is below.

7. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ~ An Inspirational Leader

Dr. King exhibited the absolute best in his leadership style. The strength of his mission was completely aligned with his kind and peaceful nature. I have certainly followed Dr. King’s leadership model, as I seek to call out the greatness in the people who work with me, in order to receive optimal results. Through his legacy, I have discovered my passions and my voice as a leader.

Inspiration + Effective Leadership + Gratitude = SUCCESS

I will add that a true leader is quite different than a manager.  True leaders understand how to SERVE others.

How has Dr. King’s legacy impacted your leadership style? 

Read the entire list from other inspirational entrepreneurs:

Martin Luther King Jr Had a Dream & You Do, Too!


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About Candace Reese ~ The CEO Pundit™

With a reputation for challenging small visions and transforming them into global notoriety, Candace Reese is a nationally-recognized entrepreneur and inspirational speaker. Specializing in corporate and philanthropic strategy management, Reese has a strong track record in exceeding expectations. After several years in corporate and nonprofit public relations, marketing and advertising, Reese founded Envision Global Corporation to serve a diverse clientele list of individuals, organizations and corporate clientele by delivering leading-edge, innovative image building campaigns, with a global focus. Having an affinity for representing socially-conscious clientele, through Envision Global, Reese has managed projects and provided unlimited business and lifestyle resources to a plethora of distinguished entrepreneurs, executives and philanthropists who have been featured in national and international multi-media outlets, including online/digital media, nationally-syndicated radio and television broadcasts. To accommodate the growing needs of her global client base, Reese has launched EnviBlu Lifestyle Concierge; the travel, concierge and ground transportation vertical to Envision Global. Outside of her work with Envision Global, Reese’s passion lies in her public speaking and community initiatives. As a children’s advocate, she offers inspiring words to young men about etiquette and image, as well as young women on entering and maintaining healthy relationships. Reese also engages with entrepreneurs and business executives on leadership, marketing, public relations, professional etiquette, and effective, next-level business practices as an executive coach. Reese is a well-known supporter of local and national community organizations, being frequently tapped by nonprofit and religious organizations to strengthen their image and media strategies for initiatives, conferences and goal-oriented campaigns.
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