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What makes Great leaders stand apart??

                                Leaders are the ones who stimulate the change in various fields. There have been many leaders throughout history who have been responsible for change to happen. Some famous leaders of 20 th century are Mahatma Gandhi, A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama, Dalai Lama, Steve Jobs to name a few. When you start analyzing the lives of these people you can find certain things common in them; though most of them are from varied backgrounds. These common things can be the ideals or traits which these great leaders made it mandatory to follow in their lives. The word leadership is often related to politics in the real world. Great leaders can also be a sportsperson, a doctor, an engineer, a business person or anyone who follows these ideals can be proclaimed as a leader.     TRAIT #1: AN EMOTIONALLY COMPELLING CAUSE                      The primary and the most important ideal which ordinary people follow to blossom into