The Leader's Digest - by Suzi McAlpine, Executive Coach

For every bad boss, politician or business leader, we are also surrounded by phenomenal acts of leadership.

2013 is quickly drawing to a close. Now is an opportune time to think about the people who had the biggest impact on you over the last 12 months.

There have been many leaders who have impacted me throughout 2013, ranging from those I know personally, to people I have only read about.

Here are my 10 top leaders of 2013 and the reasons why. Hopefully they will provide some inspiration for your own leadership journey, whatever that may be:

1. Nelson Mandela. I could fill a small country with accolades this beautiful man achieved, and since his passing we have been reminded of the extraordinary contribution he made to the world, in leading his country from the extremes of apartheid through to democracy.

Nelson Mandela

2. Pope Francis.  For being unafraid to challenge the…

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