12 Pillars of Leadership:

The Foundation of Leadership

What’s a Leader?

A leader is a “person or thing that leads; a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group. Pillars 1- 6 are the backbone of any leader. These pillars teach young men and women the roots of leadership within each of us. These pillars build resiliency, allow youth to withstand adversity, and are what shape the true character to be an authentic leader.

What is a Legend?

A legend is one, “whose fame or notoriety makes him a source of exaggerated or romanticized tales or exploits.” The quality of any legend is a leader who knows how to direct and serve his followers. Pillars 7 -12 teach young men and women how to build the human capital they need to lead teams, communities, and nations.

What is a Legendary Leader?

Legendary Leaders who possess all 12 pillars of Leadership have the resiliency, human capital, and good character to guide individuals, teams and build stronger communities and nations.

Respect: a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.

Responsibility: answerable, or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management.

Trustworthiness: deserving of trust or confidence; dependable; reliable.

Citizenship: the character of an individual viewed as a member of society; behavior in terms of the duties, obligations, and functions of a citizen.

Caring: displaying kindness and concern for others.

Fairness: the state, condition, or quality of being equal, fair, or free from bias or injustice.

Honesty: the quality of being free of deceit and untruthfulness; sincere.

Integrity: the quality of having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.

Perseverance: steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

Courage: the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear.

Unity: The state or quality of being one or united into a whole

Creativity: the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work, innovation, and problem solving.