He had a clear vision – a goal he was able to communicate to his party cadres.
He was focused and single-minded in chasing the goal.
When the goal was within reach, he raised the bar: Mission 272 became Mission 300.
He led from the front, taking on a hostile opposition and giving back as good as he got, fiestily and with flair : think chai pe charcha and winning over Varanasi with a ‘silent’ campaign!
There can be little doubt that Narendra Modi provided exemplary, exceptional leadership to get his party to pull off a stunning victory in India’s just concluded general elections. Will he now raise the bar for leadership and become a great leader who transcends time and space?
They choose their battles.
They weigh their words.
They never stop learning: from their mistakes and the mistakes of others.
The truly great are truly humble.