Maria VegaProf. Shindell July 14, 2010LeadershipNever Give In: The Best of Winston Churchill's Speeches Yet, Churchill’s zeal for doing grew out of mere physical drive.Action, was his philosophy of life. He believed instinctively that men’saffairs tend toward decline apart from bold and decisive action. Forhim, passivity and neglect were sins. Things are only improved byaction, by taking matters in hand and “doing something.” “I neverworry about action,” he said, “only about inaction.” (Page 71)What was his secret? Most of it lies in this book.
Never Give In isdistributed into two main sections. The first section is a brief summaryoutlining the most important moments in his life; therefore it guidesyou to understand the underlying gist of the events that form such aleader as Winston Churchill. The second section is a list of traits thatconvey how each trait affected Churchill’s life and accomplishments. This section is named the Pillars of Leadership because each traitnamed here is a catalyst to success.Churchill went through a lonely childhood, which later moldedhim to be a stronger leader when faced with harsh times. He had arough kick-off in school because of his low scores but after attending