Leadership Part 7

By Peter Worman What we heard last week were the qualities that a true leader should possess, to wit, he is just, sound-minded, and wise combined with courage. There are plenty of people today who are called leaders and although they put on a good show, often turn out to be reckless, unjust, arrogant and […]

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Leadership Part 6

By Peter Worman Firstly, my sincere apologies for the long break in this series of talks on leadership. We will now continue our quest to discover the true leader and Statesman. It would seem to me that to be an effective leader one would firstly need to be able to manage one’s own affairs effectively. […]

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Leadership Part 5

By Peter Worman Ambrogio Lorenzetti painted in the city of Siena’s government building. This week we look at the effects of bad governance in the city and the country. In the one copy below we can see how peace has been captured and the virtues rendered worthless and ineffective. Justice has been aborted and peace […]

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Leadership Part 4

By Peter Worman Last week we looked at the fresco’s of Ambrogio Lorenzetti. These consisted of three main fresco’s painted in the government building in Sienna, the first being the allegory of good governance, secondly, the effects of good governance in the city and countryside and the third, the effects of bad governance in the […]

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Leadership – Part 3

By Peter Worman Last week we considered one of the tenets of good leadership being a sound moral and ethical base which would result in leaders, who possess a sound moral code of ethics, to act in a just and fair manner and would run their countries, cities, villages, or families accordingly. There’s a revealing […]

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