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    Colin Powell

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    “Always do your best!” This is the theme that inspired Colin Powell throughout his life. He learned to live this mantra from his parents, determination, and work ethic. Colin’s parents were the biggest inspiration on his life. They showed him the way of hard work. They had two or three jobs at once, showing that hard work gets you more things. They would make sure that he was always at school and on time. They even had neighbors watching out for him. In addition to having great parents, Colin had great determination. He worked his hardest in school. This has lead him to a decent job as a porter. Doing what he was told, he had even better determination of getting a better job. Colin did just that, making his way to the top. Finally…

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    The Life Of Colin Powell

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    “Always do your very best!” This is the is the theme that inspired Colin Powell throughout his life. He learned to live this mantra from his determination, his job at Sicksers, and his diverse living conditions. Colin Powell was determined to do his job right and earn the pay he thought that if you did not do the job right you should not get paid. That now brings us to the point of which Powell says “If you take the king’s coin, you give the king his due.” During some of Powell’s jobs he…

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    1999. (Unknown 2016). Benioff was considered a visionary for many different reasons, but the main reason he is known as a visionary for is his passion for innovation. “Benioff has been widely recognized for his visionary leadership and pioneering innovations.” (Unknown 2016). He is considered a social activist because he has a strong passion for social change. Which brings us to the next topic of his 1:1:1 model. “Benioff created the 1-1-1 model of philanthropy, which leverages the resources of…

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    Colin Powell Leadership

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    General (Retired) Colin Powell has stated that he believes a good leader has the quality to make decisions that everyone can understand. This ability to make tough decisions where their intent and impact can be understood through out a command is one of the key pieces to being an effective leader. I expect for a senior Warrant Officer to articulately express their intent in a manner that can respected by the highest reaching Field Grade Officer and still understood by the lowest ranking person…

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    Colin Wilson Quotes

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    My Access #2 There could be a lot of meanings to the quote by Colin Wilson. There could be different experiences, and also some different views on what the quote is trying to tell us. Many people might not understand the quote because they don’t know what it’s like to actually come back from failure because they had everything given to them. What I get from the quote by Colin Wilson is that average humans are used to being in some bad situations because they don’t want to try their hardest. I…

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    Who is Colin Powell you're probably wondering? Why is he so significant? I can answer your questions! Colin Powell was a considerable and a well-made man. He accomplished many tasks that resulted in him receiving many awards and achievements in his life due to the good choices he made and the tenacity he exhibit.The strengths that made him rise to success were drilled into as he drilled his ancillary in military strategies. For instance, he went to City College of New York and graduated with…

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    Colin Powell lives by the following quote, “What I really wanted was to do the best I could every single day. By doing my best everyday, day after day, year after year, I finally got to the top.” By using his own philosophy he could rise through the ranks of the military establishment. He is well known for being a four star general in the United States Army, he is serves his country and people around the world recognize him for that. All of his choices have shaped and formed his life to what it…

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    Colin Powell is an African-American man, who was a solider for the Dessert Storm operation, and got ranked up to becoming a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army. He then worked as the National Security advisor, and later become the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Which lead him to later become the first African-American to become the Secretary of State in the White House while under President George W. Bush’s first term in office. His position of being the first African-American…

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    Think about the state of our country right now; Do you believe that speeches from the past can predict our country? I most certainly do. In a commencement speech by Colin Powell presented for Howard University in 1994, Powell talks about several adversities and issues, such as freedom of speech at Howard University, the moving forward of several countries, having pride in your race and heritage, and how if you want to succeed in life, you must be prepared to go through copious of adversities and…

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    Have you ever thought about being a military leader? You’re reading the right passage. Here is someone you can look up to, one of America’s greatest leaders, Colin Powell. Today in history Colin Powell is known to be a kind, smart, generous, and brave human being. Powell’s successful career is proof of his hard work and diligence. He served in the US Army and was eventually the US Secretary of State. This is a highly honored position appointed by the President. Colin Powell was…

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