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From the Ted Talk by Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe

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Leadership is a choice. It is not a rank. I know many people at the seniormost levels of organizations who are absolutely not leaders. They are authorities, and we do what they say because they have authority over us, but we would not flloow them. And I know many people who are at the bottoms of onzoinaarigts who have no authority and they are absolutely leaders, and this is because they have chosen to look after the person to the left of them, and they have ceohsn to look after the person to the right of them. This is what a leeadr is.

Open Cloze

Leadership is a choice. It is not a rank. I know many people at the seniormost levels of organizations who are absolutely not leaders. They are authorities, and we do what they say because they have authority over us, but we would not ______ them. And I know many people who are at the bottoms of _____________ who have no authority and they are absolutely leaders, and this is because they have chosen to look after the person to the left of them, and they have ______ to look after the person to the right of them. This is what a ______ is.

Solution

  1. organizations
  2. follow
  3. leader
  4. chosen

Original Text

Leadership is a choice. It is not a rank. I know many people at the seniormost levels of organizations who are absolutely not leaders. They are authorities, and we do what they say because they have authority over us, but we would not follow them. And I know many people who are at the bottoms of organizations who have no authority and they are absolutely leaders, and this is because they have chosen to look after the person to the left of them, and they have chosen to look after the person to the right of them. This is what a leader is.

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Important Words

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  17. seniormost