Britain is paying tribute to Winston Churchill with a memorial service to mark the 50th anniversary of the wartime leader’s funeral.
Born in Oxfordshire on 30th November 1874, Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was the son of Lord Randolph Churchill a prominent politician.
He was an immovable wall, forever confident and forever protective.
Leadership exists in many forms in each one of us, we are essentially bound on a condition of using it or not.
By using a simple but precise language he was able to deliver effective speeches to his nation that all could understand, thus the people of Britain could identify with him and trust his vision.
This enabled him to achieve the goals of the country and lead a democratic nation to victory over Nazi Germany.Winston Churchill exemplified key leadership skills during his reign as the Prime Minister of Britain during the 1940’s and 1950’s.Through the study of leadership theories, it can be ascertained Winston Churchill portrayed a number of characteristics, traits, and behaviors of a charismatic and transformational leader.He was also considered a great writer, publishing a lot of books such as “You ask, what is our policy? I can answer in one word: It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.” Great leaders have visions and they are not shy of showing it to their followers. He was one of the first advocates of it and used it to rally for Victory.I will say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark, lamentable catalogue of human crime. Having clear goals are as vital as any weaponry you bring to a battle, a powerful tool used in times of adversity and chaos. Considered to be the utmost skill any leader could have is courage.His charismatic leadership traits enabled him to adopt a vision and concentrate on the bigger picture, which enabled him to claim victory for his nation.Churchill was able to perform his duties democratically and not as a totalitarian dictator.Churchill didn’t stop working until the break of dawn.He will put a sticker on orders - “Action This Day”.Churchill held one of the toughest posts during the Second World War; tougher still was the decisions he made to carry on until the very end of it.When France surrendered to the Axis power, Britain stood alone to fight the war. If he did, the whole nation of Britain will succumb to the power of Nazi Germany. We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender…” All characteristics of a great leader mentioned above would be meaningless unless put into action.