Mohandas Karmchand Gandhi

And his leadership skills


Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency. British India. To succeed his father Gandhi went to London, England to study law and jurisprudence. After his return from England he was informed that his mother passed away when he was in England, due to the trauma of not being able to be there at the time of either of his parents death he was unable to do his work properly in court. After Several fail in Court Gandhi decided to take a contract from Dada Abdulla & CO., an Indian firm in which he would be posted in Colony of Natal, South Africa which was the part of a British Empire. He was a well reputed nationalist, theorist and organizer by 1915

Leadership Traits

  • Appearance Matters -and remember to smile: Gandhi was a emotional person therefore he would always smile, he would also Smile because it was an encouragement to the people
  • nothing is Black And White: Gandhi knew that decisions cannot be made as either or that decisions need to be made with a view of the long run, and that is exactly what he did when Muslims asked for a separate decision country. He was unhappy with the but decided in the favor of the Muslims because it would cause problems for the long run.
  • Keep your friends close- and your rivals closer: Gandhi was well aware of the fact and that is why he had close relation with the British Empire he was well known throughout the English Parliament and was frequently called to England