born/natural leader


: a person who has qualities that a good leader has

Examples of born/natural leader in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ollie is a natural leader and their peers look up to them. Joe Mutascio, The Indianapolis Star, 22 Apr. 2024 As the association’s largest member, Indonesia is generally regarded as the natural leader of ASEAN, and the group is headquartered in Jakarta. Dewi Fortuna Anwar, Foreign Affairs, 12 Feb. 2024 Sarah is a natural leader for her classmates and a wonderful addition to the Early Childhood Education Program at FCHS. Shari Rudavsky, The Indianapolis Star, 26 Feb. 2024 For example, a director, manager or project manager who is not a natural leader on their team is simply destined for mediocrity in their projects. Alejandro Oses, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 The Brazilian was a natural leader who bridged players of all backgrounds and nationalities, which is why he was elected captain by his teammates before the arrival of Lionel Messi last summer. Michelle Kaufman, Miami Herald, 19 Feb. 2024 Bold 12-year-old Zaffan (Zafreen Zairizal) is the natural leader among her group of gal pals, all currently seniors at their religious primary school. Alissa Simon, Variety, 9 Dec. 2023 Until his death of a heart attack in 1970, Nasser waged a relentless crusade for pan-Arabism—the idea that all Arabs were one people, with Egypt as their natural leader, and that the boundaries between Arab states were ripe for riddance. Tunku Varadarajan, WSJ, 15 Nov. 2023 The gunner, John Bulkeley, a natural leader, rose as Cheap tumbled. Carl Hoffman, Washington Post, 18 Apr. 2023

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“Born/natural leader.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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