You don’t have to be Alexander the Great, or in the stratosphere of modern society in order to lead.
Most leaders are unknown, and often little celebrated.
Yet, their leadership often laces through generations. They lead with ideas, empathy and compassion. They find simple solutions to complex problems.
Before his ruminations in the Agora, Socrates carried a spear.
Where there is no hope, they shake the pillars hard enough to form a hairline crack in the sky. They are always givers rather than takers. Some takers like to masquerade as leaders, but don’t be fooled.
Maybe we know a leader most when their ability to give staggers our comprehension.