After reading “What Makes a Great Leader” ( and viewing the Nobel Lecture, identify two traits that illustrate Wangari Maathai′s leadership potential. How were those traits illustrated in her lecture? Identify one trait which was not present (or minimally present) in the lecture and suggest a way to apply it in the speech. In the concluding portion of this paper, evaluate how well overall Wangari Maathai’s lecture demonstrated the three selected elements of leadership potential.