So what makes a great leader rise up in difficult or unlikely circumstances? Let’s take a look at one famous example of an unlikely Christmastime leader named Rudolph. So legendary was his rise from outcast to front-man, Johnny Marks penned a simple song to tell his story simply titled Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer
had a very shiny nose.
And if you ever saw him,
you would even say it glows.
Poor Rudolph was different than everyone else on his team. There are a variety of reasons for not fitting in which include:
- Conflicts in personalities
- Gender disparity
- Ethnicity distinction
- Age differences
- Political stances
- Pre-conceived notions
All of these things can make one stand out from the herd. And although the attributes may be inaccurate they can thwart relationships from materializing. In Rudolph’s circumstance he had a big red nose so he was physically dissimilar than the…
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