Leadership and Character–hand in hand

From Ralph Waldo Emererson’s essay:  Character:

 

‘”O Iole!  how did you know that Hercules was a god?”  “Because,” answered Iole, “I was content the moment my eyes fell on him.When I beheld Theseus, I desired that I might see him offer battle, or at least guide his horses in the chariot-race; but Hercules did not wait for a contest; he conquered whether he stood, or walked, or sat, or whatever thing he did.“‘

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