There has been a debate for years about what makes a leader. This debate has resulted in two schools of thought. One school proposes that leaders are made from a select few unique of individuals, born with a rare set of leadership abilities leaders are born. The other school of thought proposes that leaders are made, that we learn, grow and develop into leaders leaders are made.
Warren Bennis spent a significant amount of time studying leaders and leadership. He also spent time on the faculties of Harvard and Boston University, an author of over 30 books and an adviser to four United States presidents. After as significant amount of research on leadership, he came to the following conclusion: