that there is not just one person who is
. Everyone is a
fora few. Even if man is a nobody, an unemployed, he is still a
fora few family members who have not yet given up their looking up tohim.This
the one who is a leader, the one others look up to ~whatever he does, whatever life style he follows ~ is followed by otherswho look up to him. If a man works for eighteen hours a day, withoutany expectation of appreciation or applause, if he works day in and dayout in this manner, how can people who look up to him remain idle? If you are a
in a given setup and keep doing whatever is to be doneat a given time in a given situation, you find people who look up to youalso doing whatever is to be done by them.Again, whatever this
, whatever heupholds as authority, whatever he considers valuable, people around himwill also follow that value.Thus, Lord Kçùõa, in effect says to Arjuna, "If you run away from thisbattle-field, I tell you, all others will also follow you. If you fail to dowhat is to be done, others will also do exactly that, because you a
, whether you like it or not".If you are occupying a managerial position, you cannot afford to belackadaisical, you cannot be loose in your value structure, becauseothers will follow whatever you set as an example. If the top man in anorganization takes lakhs of rupees in bribe, the office peon will at leastask for five rupees to move papers from one desk to another !So, this is a very simple element in managing things ~ set an example.