Tuesday, March 22, 2011

eLearning CE: Activity 3 - Norullayaley (04)

Sir Winston Churchill

Statesman, historian, and biographer, whose five years of war leadership (1940-45) secured him a central place in modern British history, Churchill is widely considered the greatest political figure in 20th-century Britain.The conviction that Churchill was among the most important men in modern history remains unchanged. 

He had 5 key traits of a great leader: 

  1. He had a vision.
  2. He had passion.
  3. He was a great decision maker.
  4. He was a team-builder.
  5. He had character.

These traits are shown through some quotations from him. 

Passion: "We shall not flag nor fail. We shall go on to the end. . . . We shall fight on the beaches . . . we shall fight in the fields and in the streets . . . we shall never surrender."

He was passionate about fighting the World War 2 for his country.

Team builder: "Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have."

He believed in the importance of citizens willing to serve the country.

Character: "I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else."


Quotes - http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/winston_churchill.html

Biography - http://kirjasto.sci.fi/churchil.htm

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