The Dark Side of a Leader - Hitler

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Leaders are often portrayed as heroes and role models, but there is also a darker side to being a leader. Adolph Hitler was one of the strongest leaders in the last 100 years, if not the strongest leader of all time. One man had the ability to lead a country, with a population of 20 million people, against the whole world in a vision he saw fit. One man leading Germany out of economic depression after previously being through World War I was an incredible feat. This is indeed what all leaders strive to be. Hitler is one of the best models for inspiring leaders. He exhibited some of the strongest qualities of being a leader, which included the following: vision, eloquence, charisma, strong will, and tyranny.

Vision is a manner in which someone conceives something. All leaders must be goal- oriented, and Hitler had one of the greatest although immoral objectives of all time. His vision of wanting to purge this world of all the Jews, Gypsies, Homosexuals, and anyone else that did not fit in his definition of the perfect race. His perfect race - the Arian race - consisted of blonde-haired, blue-eyed Caucasians gave him a purpose and the power to inspire others. Although he was not able to complete his vision, he still fought for it until the end of his life.

One of the most outstanding leadership qualities of Hitler was his eloquence. Being eloquent is to be fluent and persuasive in speech. Hitler would stir up the masses with his fervent speeches. Hitler knew how to appeal to people's baser instincts and made use of their fears and insecurities. This was one of Hitler's greatest assets. He was able to get his audience so passionate and zealous over his goals, that they would follow him regardless of what he said. Imagine in what ...

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...itler was in many ways an inspiring leader and he did a lot of good for Germany. Under his rule, he provided employment and stabilized the economy which let Germany pulled out of an economic depression that was plaguing the rest of the world. However, I understand majority of people in this planet would say that Hitler was a horrible human being, but many do not want to recognize that he was a great leader and many people might disagree about him being a great leader because he led Germany to another loss, but this was inevitable because one man cannot stand against the world and hope to win. Nevertheless, Hitler exemplified qualities like having a vision, being eloquent, charismatic, tyrannical, and strong willed necessary for a strong leader. Hitler was one of the greatest leaders of all time and should be a guide for future leaders wanting to better the world.
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