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German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Retire After 16 Years – Contoh Pemimpin Terbaik


German chancellor Angela Merkel is wrapping up a historic 16 years in power. Germany will say goodbye to its leader, physicist and quantum chemist.She  did not buy real estate, cars, yachts and private jets. 

She  lives in a normal apartment like any other citizen. She lived in this apartment before being elected Chancellor of Germany. She did not leave it and she does not own a single villa, houses, pools, gardens.

She has not receives  free state service, no housing, no electricity, no gas, no entertainment expenses, no personal chef, no water, no free phone from the  Federal Republic of Germany budget and lives humbly like  other Germany citizens.

She does her own shopping carries her own shopping bags,pays for her purchases and if she receives a parking ticket, she pays out of her own pocket .

For sixteen years, she never changed the style of her wardrobe. At a press conference, a journalist asked Merkel: ”We realize that you are wearing the same suit, don’t you have another?» She replied: «I am a civil servant, not a model.»

In another press conference, they asked her: “Do You have a housewife cleaning your house, preparing food, etc.” Her response was: “No, I have no servants or need them. My husband and I do this work every day at home.” 



Then another journalist asked: “Who is doing the laundry, you or your husband?” Her response was: “I’m fixing the clothes and my husband is the one who runs the washing machine.”

She did not appoint any of her relatives to a state position. She did not claim to be a creator of glory. She will leave her post after leaving Germany at the top. 

Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Europe’s largest economy, will always remain a great example of leadership, driven by values, selfless principles, facts and empathy.


Source: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/alexanderzinser_leadership-economy-people-activity-6838491961272344576-H9QN?fbclid=IwAR2mm0iz5bvtbeEae34vi5C-N0-yTTlE2cArnuc5IHbpMbe201-sCzsETyc

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