Business Insider: Zelenskyy's TIME Person of the Year Award is proof that resilience is the most important trait any leader can have
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It's one thing to play a president on TV, it's another thing to actually be one leading your country through war against Russia's Vladamir Putin.
Since February 24, Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskyy has led his people through one of the biggest land invasions in recent memory. And he hasn't lost.
He's inspired thousands of civilians to fight for freedom, welcomed emboldened foreigners who've joined his ranks, and led an international campaign to garner monetary and military support.
Time magazine named Zelenskyy its "Person of the Year" for 2022, in part, because of the courage he showed in leading his country.
"Zelensky's success as a wartime leader has relied on the fact that courage is contagious. It spread through Ukraine's political leadership in the first days of the invasion, as everyone realized the President had stuck around. If that seems like a natural thing for a leader to do in a crisis, consider historical precedent," Time's Simon Shuster wrote in the profile.
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