There is no doubt that Winston Churchill was a leader among leaders. One of the interesting characteristics of Mr. Churchill’s rise to a World Class Leader is that he often stood alone in his understanding of the needs and convictions of his leadership.
At times you too may have to stand alone in your leadership journey. By definition a leader stands out front with the crowd behind him or her. Are you willing to stand out front and have the courage of your convictions until your leadership is recognized?
This article on Winston Churchill by Orrin Woodward a World Class Leader in his own right depicts the persistence required to lead, and the importance of not listening to the committee of others. Many times it is the only way to lead.