“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” ― Nelson Mandela

In one of my medical school interviews, the student interviewer asked me about my leadership style. He proposed that there are two modes of leadership: (1) leadership via example and (2) leadership via delegation. I often have trouble with questions that propose just two alternatives; rarely is life that black or white. Of course., I told him that my leadership (depending on the situation) could be likened to either mode of leadership.

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