5 Positive Leadership Traits People Can Learn From Eagles

Updated on April 24, 2019
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Ian has been an online writer for over seven years. His work focuses on everything from dating advice to business leadership.

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For centuries, these seemingly larger-than-life birds have fascinated and inspired us with their brilliant leadership characteristics. When eagles come to mind, people commonly imagine an enormous hunter soaring above wide-open spaces on outsized wings.

Indeed, eagles are among the world’s largest birds of prey. We venerate them as living symbols of power, freedom, and transcendence. In some religions, these creatures are believed to touch the face of God. Legend holds that Mexico’s Aztec civilizations so revered the birds that they built Tenochtitlan, their capital, at the spot where an eagle perched on a cactus.

For centuries, people have seen eagles as a symbol of beauty, bravery, courage, honour, pride, determination, and grace. This bird is important and symbolic to humanity because of its characteristics. Here are five important characteristics of the eagle that have been closely associated with leadership.

Leadership Qualities of Eagles

  1. Eagles have powerful vision.
  2. Eagles are fearless.
  3. Eagles are tenacious.
  4. Eagles are high flyers.
  5. Eagles nurture their young.

1. Eagles Have Powerful Vision

If you ever see an eagle sitting high above on a cliff or atop a tree, watch closely and see how attentive the bird is. The body will be still and the head tilted side to side to observe what is happening below, around, and above it. Even if it's flying, you can observe how keen its eyes are, looking for its prey.

The Scientific Facts

  • Eagles have extremely powerful vision.
  • The eyes of an eagle are specially designed for long-distance focus with clarity.
  • The eagle's eye is one of the strongest in the entire animal kingdom (four to eight times stronger than that of the average human).
  • An eagle is able to spot a rabbit 3.2 km away.
  • An eagle's eyes are roughly the same size as those of a human. In fact, as an eagle descends to attack its prey, the muscles in its eyes continuously adjust the curvature of the eyeballs in order to maintain sharp focus throughout the approach and attack.
  • Their eyes are stated to be larger in size than their brain (by weight).
  • The most noteworthy features of eagles' eyes are color vision, high resolution, and clarity.

How These Traits Bring You Success in Your Career

Even if it's flying, you can observe how keen its eyes are, looking for its prey. The eagle teaches us to remain patient, but ever-present, always keeping our eyes to the future, while not forgetting to take note of our present surroundings. When opportunity strikes, you'll need to be the first one to see it and you'll need to move fast. Have a profound vision for your future and constantly remind yourself to stay focused.

How These Characteristics Make You a Better Leader

Does this leadership characteristic ring a bell for you? I am sure it does. Look at great leaders who have come and gone in the world and you'll see they share the characteristic of eagle-like vision, with the ability to both see reality clearly as it is in the present, as well as make accurate predictions about the future.

You must have a vision that guides and leads your team towards the organization's or society's goals. The vision must be big, as well as focused. A big, focused vision will produce big results.

Example of a Great Leader With This Quality

Abraham Lincoln: Take Abraham Lincoln for example. Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, guided his country through the most devastating experience in its national history, the Civil War. He had a vision to save the Union and free the slaves. He is considered by many historians to have been the greatest American president.

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

— Abraham Lincoln

2. Eagles Are Fearless Hunters

An eagle will never surrender to its prey, no matter its strength or size. It will always put up a fight to win its prey or regain its territory. Golden Eagles are such remarkable hunters that they can prey on goats much larger than themselves by throwing them off the side of a cliff. We can learn a lot from the eagle's determination.

The Science

  • The talons, or claws on an eagle's toes are curved and razor-sharp for catching and holding their prey.
  • These large toes gave eagles the name raptor, which comes from a Latin word "rapere" meaning to grip or grasp.
  • The rough bumps on the eagle's toes help them hold slippery, wiggling prey, like fish.
  • The long talons can inflict serious wounds to intruders.
  • Their diet consists mainly of fish, but waterfowl, and small mammals.

How These Traits Bring You Success in Your Career

Just as eagles must risk themselves for the survival of their families, you must not be afraid to put yourself on the line. Someone who's willing to take risks, while staying loyal and determined, will get noticed and plucked out of the crowd.

How These Characteristics Make You a Better Leader

Successful leaders are fearless. They face problems head on. No matter what the size of the problem, a good leader attacks them without regard for themselves. It wouldn’t even dawn on you to be afraid because your instinct is to protect that which you love and cherish. Other take note of your passion and determination and draw strength from it.

Example of a Great Leader With This Quality

Nelson Mandela: Mandela was arrested and imprisoned in 1962. Subsequently, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiring to overthrow the state of South Africa. Mandela served 27 years in prison (split between Robben Island, Pollsmoor Prison, and Victor Verster Prison). After all of his challenges, he still advocated for forgiveness and equality, never backing down from a challenge.

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

— Nelson Mandela

3. Eagles Are Tenacious Defenders

Watch an eagle when a storm comes. While other birds fly away from the storm, an eagle spreads its mighty wings and uses the current to soar to greater heights. The eagle takes advantage of the very storm that lesser birds fear.

The Scientific Facts

  • Bald eagles use their long, sharp claws to defend themselves. Bald eagles do not have any animal predators.
  • Osprey, a large bird, may try to attack them, but the eagle will scare them away.
  • Eagles build their nests high up and are vigilant protectors of their eggs and young.
  • It is thought that bald eagles mate for life. However, if one member of a pair dies or disappears, the survivor will choose a new mate.
  • They invest heavily in their relationships.
  • They share the burden of building and maintaining a home and the trials of parenthood.
  • Eagle courtship involves elaborate, spectacular calls and flight displays.
  • Usually, a territory defended by a mature pair will be 1 to 2 km (0.62 to 1.24 mi) of waterside habitat.

How These Traits Bring You Success in Your Career

The challenges in the life of a leader are many. These are the storms we must face as leaders to rise to greater heights. When eagles build relationships, they truly invest in them.

How These Traits Make You a Better Leader

Like an eagle, a leader can only rise to greater heights if he faces the challenges head on without running away from them.

Example of a Great Leader With This Quality

Cesar Chavez: Cesar Chavez made people aware of the struggles of farm workers for better pay and safer working conditions. Chavez succeeded to bring higher pay and better hours to farm workers through nonviolent tactics (boycotts, pickets, and strikes). Cesar Chavez never gave up and defended his people fiercely.

Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.

— Cesar Chavez

4. Eagles Are High Flyers

Great leaders are problem solvers. They don’t complain like the chickens do. When the storm comes, they love to take challenges as the eagle does.

The Science

  • In reality, eagles tend to use very little energy when they fly so high.
  • Even though they can reach altitudes of over 10,000 feet, they are usually soaring to these heights, and taking long glides to cover ground, then soaring up again and repeating the process.
  • Their large wingspan allows them to glide and use very little energy.

How These Traits Bring You Success in Your Career

An eagle doesn't mingle with the pigeons. Pigeons scavenge on the ground and grumble and complain all day long. Eagles don't. They fly and make less noise, waiting for opportunities to strike their next prey or gliding with the current of the storm. Remaining focused on that which inspires you will help guide you through your career. It's easier to stay motivated when you stay focused on what truly inspires you.

How These Traits Make You a Better Leader

Great leaders are problem solvers. They don't complain like pigeons do. They love to take challenges like an eagle when the storm comes.

Eagles can fly up to an altitude of 10,000 feet, but they are able to swiftly land on the ground. At 10,000 feet, you will never find another bird. You must have high hopes and work to inspire others to greater heights. Think big and ask others to think big as well. When eagles fly, they make less noise than other birds. They wait patiently for opportunities to strike. We can learn a lot from the eagle's power and patience.

Example of a Great Leader With This Quality

Warren Buffett: Buffett was born in Nebraska in 1930. He demonstrated keen business abilities at a young age. He formed Buffett Partnership Ltd. in 1956, and by 1965 he had assumed control of Berkshire Hathaway. He oversaw the growth of a conglomerate with holdings in the media, insurance, energy and food, and beverage industries. Buffett is one of the world's richest men and a celebrated philanthropist. We can learn a lot from Buffett's savvy investing and his constant vigilance.

I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.

— Warren Buffett

5. Eagles Nurture Their Young

Even though eagles are known for their aggression, what is more astonishing is their ability to nurture their young ones.

The Scientific Facts

  • Eaglets are nestlings for 10 to 12 weeks (by the time they are 9 weeks old, they are fully grown).
  • Once the babies hatch, the female is present at the nest about 90% of the time. The male is present about 50% of the time. At least one of the parents is at the nest almost all of the time.
  • Starting at day one, the young nestlings are directly fed raw meat (eagles do not regurgitate food to feed their young like some other animals do).
  • During the first two weeks of the babies' lives, the male provides most of the food. After three or four weeks, the female provides as much food as the male, and by the late nesting period, the female provides most of the food.
  • Eaglets are fed one to eight times a day. Their parents carry prey to the nest. They feed their chicks by tearing off pieces of food and holding them out to the beaks of the eaglets. The parents tear off bits of flesh and feed them directly, bill to bill.
  • By age five weeks, male and female parents bring nearly equal amounts of food to their chicks. Parents begin spending more time away from the young and often perch in nearby trees.
  • By six weeks old, the young are able to stand and walk. By seven weeks old, their maximum body growth is nearing completion.
  • At eight weeks, they are at their hungriest and are ready to fly by week twelve.
  • At nine weeks old, the chicks are fully grown. Chicks continue living in the nest and gaining strength for 10 to 12 weeks.

How These Traits Bring You Success in Your Career

As is the case with other birds, mother eagles must take good care of their young to give them the strength to fly. Just as mother eagles must usher their chicks out of the nest, a good leader must invest their time in their coworkers, etc. If you invest your time in other, then they'll invest their time in you. Building strong and stable relationships is one of the best ways to grow your career.

How These Traits Make You a Better Leader

True leaders are not bosses. They grow with their people. They strive to make individuals in the organization or society grow to their full ability. They teach and guide just like the mother eagle does. They never stop giving challenges, but they also never give up empowering and directing.

Example of a Great Leader With This Quality

John F. Kennedy: To John F. Kennedy, America was something to take care of together as a team. Kennedy asked his fellow Americans to join him in the collective dream of going to the moon "not because it is easy, but because it is hard." Kennedy believed that by investing in the dreams and hopes of his fellow countrymen, the country would rise above its troubles.

"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him"

— John F. Kenney

Eagles in Mythology and Culture

  • Native American cultures: In ancient North American cultures, Eagles were more prominent in reality and in symbology than in Eurasia. The eagle is still considered a sacred bird in many Indigenous American cultures. Their feathers are central to a number of religious and spiritual ceremonies. While most prominent among the Plains cultures, eagles are also held sacred in a number of other Native Americans in the United States and First Nations Peoples in Canada.
  • Judaism and Christianity: Eagles are mentioned in the Bible as being admired for their swiftness, great physical power, and their endurance. Eagles are one of four dimensions of creation, as a messenger of God, and a skilled predator.
  • Eurasian cultures: Many Eurasian cultures and faiths feature eagles prominently. In the Hellenistic religion, the golden eagle is the signature bird of the god Zeus.
  • Norse mythology: In Norse mythology, the golden eagle sits atop Yggdrasil, the great ash tree that runs through the universe. A squirrel, Ratsatosk, carries messages and insults between the eagle at the crown and a serpent gnawing at the tree roots. In many cultures, eagles were viewed as a link between terrestrial mankind and celestial deities.
  • Arabic mythologies: In the Arab world the eagle is historically a symbol of power in poetry. According to legend, the eagle was the personal emblem of Saladin.
  • Chinese culture: In these cultures, the eagle is a symbol for wisdom. The eagle is also a symbol of strength. For the Huns, who travelled through central Asia, the eagle symbolised the ruler.

Facts About Eagles

  • Eagles belong to the family Accipitridae.
  • Eagles belong to the order Falconiformes.
  • Sometimes even the national bird has to cut loose. Bald Eagles have been known to play with plastic bottles and other objects pressed into service as toys.
  • The largest Bald Eagle nest on record, in St. Petersburg, Florida, was 2.9 meters in diameter and 6.1 meters tall.
  • Another famous nest—in Vermilion, Ohio—was shaped like a wine glass and weighed almost two metric tons. It was used for 34 years until the tree blew down.
  • Immature Bald Eagles spend the first four years of their lives in nomadic exploration of vast territories and can fly hundreds of miles per day.
  • Some young birds from Florida have wandered north as far as Michigan, and birds from California have reached Alaska.
  • Bald Eagles occasionally hunt cooperatively, with one individual flushing prey towards another.
  • The oldest recorded eagle in the wild was at least 38 years old.

Sources

Book Recommendation

I highly recommend The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephan R. Covey. It's a great book if you not only read it but implement its practices as well.

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This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.

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        jemil awel 

        24 hours ago

        wow eagle...

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        Jabulile N Twala 

        2 months ago

        One thing that amazing about mother eagle she build her nest for her chick with thorns. She teaches her chiks that life is not about comfort but challenges. She protect her chicks while father eagle look after the chicks and while she is fighting with her enemy

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        Agness Nyirenda 

        3 months ago

        This is awesome and powerful, just what I needed to know.great information, thank you very much.

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        Naledi 

        4 months ago

        I wanna live like eagle

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        I am Okugo,I am of the Eagle,I am Ezeugo,I am Eagle King,Thank God 

        4 months ago

        I am Okugo,I am of the Eagle,I am Ezeugo,I am Eagle King,Thank God,Eagle do not mix with other birds but only enjoy flying at their high altitude. It is this characteristic that makes eagles unique birds. An eagle will never surrender to the size or strength of its prey

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        Charlotte Jewell 

        6 months ago

        God always and forever more will cause us to Triumph and Soar.

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        Nwioro Friday Nwioro 

        7 months ago

        God is wonderful.

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        micah 

        7 months ago

        god made cool eagles

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        Friday ifeanyichukwu Odoh 

        8 months ago

        This Is awesome...

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        Joshua A.Egbodo 

        9 months ago

        God implanted the human genius into some certain creation,before He later breath into a man to lives and live like them as sample.

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        Rogelio Lineses 

        9 months ago

        Always trust in the Lord in all you does and you will not left behind, God put us on the head not the tail, God will make us Conqueror in every situition in Jesus Nsme. Amen,

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        Necy 

        9 months ago

        This is inspiring.....I understand why God compares or reference his people like an eagle.

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        Medha 

        9 months ago

        Eagle is complete picture of a Leader and Leadership qualities.

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        Nasaa Philip 

        10 months ago

        Fearless, Courageous, Good vision, Flying High.

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        Very inspiring 

        10 months ago

        Leaders grow with their followers indeed

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        Gaelon 

        10 months ago

        This really helps me a lot with home work

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        Bornwell 

        11 months ago

        powerful

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        Gav harris 

        11 months ago

        Helped a lot with my paper and knowing of Eagles,thank you

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        Mukund Panchal 

        12 months ago

        True leadership and fearlessness.

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        Jk 

        12 months ago

        Ok This Is Good

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        Ejeh Patricia ojoma 

        12 months ago

        Splendid

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        ...hi 

        13 months ago

        ...hi

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        Bob 

        13 months ago

        Pizza

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        lex 

        13 months ago

        waa

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        lyzz soky 

        13 months ago

        Inspiring content from this context.

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        Buyi Tshabalala 

        13 months ago

        Wow! Food for thought..!

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        Kenedy mutisya 

        14 months ago

        True leaderds, should traits,features that of an eagles in their life.

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        ZWAVHUDI MARY GOODNESS 

        14 months ago

        WOW, POWERFUL!!!!!!

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        NKOOM 

        14 months ago

        Nice information. It will really help African leaders if they read this book.

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        David 

        14 months ago

        Despite that iam an eagle by character..i keep choosing an eagle now and then

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        Alisa Mohan 

        15 months ago

        Great

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        Wycliffe Ole Maina 

        16 months ago

        Great to view,it is fantastic and inspiring one

        thank you,

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        SIGQIBO 

        16 months ago

        This is wonderful because i like the Eagle that's why i ended up here, the way it does the things, vigilant, wise, very powerful & i like it when it fights the big snakes it also changes the battle in various ways, that's my role model King.

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        Cephas 

        16 months ago

        this is Very Cool and wonderful to know

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        Queen 

        16 months ago

        Nice

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        Saka Koledowo Olatayo 

        16 months ago

        this is very wonderful...

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        valsac 

        16 months ago

        awesome

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        nancy kuya 

        18 months ago

        very inspiring and satisfying.

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        peter 

        20 months ago

        Satisfied by your good explanation of eagles

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        Vitor Soveral 

        21 months ago

        Very inspiring!

        Thank you.

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        Christine B 

        23 months ago

        Very inspiring and motivating, thank you!!

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        Ishmael 

        24 months ago

        Truly inspiring

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        Braen-Kenya. 

        2 years ago

        This is deeply rooted, awesome and easily grasped iam actually siting you in my upcoming book. Viva

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        Eric aviti msemwa/ erickmsemwa95@gmail.com 

        2 years ago

        i have inspired with ur explanation about Eagle

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        albert 

        2 years ago

        inspiring

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        victor 

        2 years ago

        inspiring words

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        Ian D Hetri 

        2 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        I have been extremely business on my new Creative Agency and havent been in touch. But heck I am here and I intend to write more here.

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        Ian D Hetri 

        3 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        HI Kevin,

        Glad you found it useful. I intend to turn this hub into an e-book with indept information so keep an eye on my hubs. Do connect with me on Facebook

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        Kelvin 

        3 years ago

        Really very awesome article on leadership, and I believe using the eagle as an example is a true definition of a leaders quality. I really enjoyed this upskilling and will use this qualities to transform in our daily life.

        Cheers to you

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        Ian D Hetri 

        3 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Appreciate all your enpowering comments. Please do keep sharing the wisdom to the world over.

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        manatita44 

        4 years ago from london

        Very visionary, uplifting and well thought out Hub. Continue ...continue ...

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        VIJAYA YASASREE 

        4 years ago

        Eagles are very GREAT creatures, everyone should inculcate the qualities of an eagle to be in a HIGH position.

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        ad 

        4 years ago

        Wow! Great lessons. So inspiring. Tnx.

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        Paul philemon 

        4 years ago

        Among other animals,only the eagle is a soaring bird.so by following this procedure,i can also become a soaring leader.

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        salome 

        4 years ago

        awesome!!

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        Nancy Ziyambi, Zimbabwe 

        4 years ago

        I understand that when it's time to die, the eagle positions itself so that it faces the sun and dies with the light in its eyes. If this is true then this leader is positive/optimistic to the very end

        Truly inspiring.

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        Janaka 

        4 years ago

        Excellent writing and thinking

        Janaka

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        Ian D Hetri 

        4 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thanks all for reading and commenting. Bless.

        Ian

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        Neil Viljoen 

        4 years ago

        I believed this all until somebody referred me to a websitewww.hoax-slayer.com/rebirth-of-the-eagle-hoax.shtml. Pse answer me

        Thanks

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        SIMON 

        4 years ago

        wooooow i like it

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        barcinal_rodirick 

        4 years ago

        also eagle are good to eat..i've tasted some..

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        Wilson Nemukongwe 

        5 years ago

        What a wonderful lesson. Surely i am going to apply all the seven leadership skills i learnt from this wonderful bird of prey in my ddaily leadership experience. Very much informing.

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        Ian D Hetri 

        5 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        I am writing this reply in Hawaii University, as a Leadership Fellow. We learning so much and I am fired up to continue growing my business asn helping out in the community as a leader.

        ALOHA.

        Cheers

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        flexis 

        5 years ago

        great info its really touching ive learnt smething i didn't know.

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        Ian D Hetri 

        5 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Updated with new quotes new pictures of the amazing bird, the eagle.

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        Ian D Hetri 

        5 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        You welcome.desmond..cheers

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        desmond m 

        5 years ago

        not only interesting bt so so motivational hey thanx

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        Ian D Hetri 

        5 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thank you bijoy and ISAAC for visiting and commenting on my hub. cheers

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        ISAAC.from jos p/state.nigeria 

        5 years ago

        its not only wishing that'i can fly'but to possess all eagles quality.after all,GOD in HIS word says we should mount up wings as eagle.thanks

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        bijoy 

        5 years ago

        Eagle inspire me 2 keept positive myself.................

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        Ian D Hetri 

        5 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thanks Jimmy,

        I am glad you found the article useful. Eagles inspire me and that's why i keep studying their positive habits.

        Cheers

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        Jimmy Muwuluke 

        5 years ago

        Wonderful animal. Good to emulate in life. That is why for my school the motto is Swerve, Spiral and Soar. This is explained to the pupils in the context of the eagle life. It encourages the children. The school anthem has similar message.

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        Pius JK Clement 

        5 years ago

        Very impressed when read about the Eagle's behavior and its techniques of hunting down other inferior birds.It teaches us something to learn from.Well described Mr.Ian.

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        Yvonne 

        5 years ago

        Wow, thank you Ian for this I have heard people talk about the eagle and got interested to find more. Thank you so much.

        Yvonne, Botswana

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        5 years ago

        Wow, thank you Ian for this I have heard people talk about the eagle and got interested to find more. Thank you so much.

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        Robert Chambo 

        5 years ago

        THANKS. I HAVE BROADENED MY UNDERSTANDING ON EAGLES. IT SHALL SHARPEN MY LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND THE TRUTHS I GATHERED HERE SHALL BE COMMUNICATED TO MY FELLOW PASTORS. THANKS.

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        george kungu 

        6 years ago

        Owerful about eagles. God's design to us likens the eagle way. Its time we change and get renewed.

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thanks Juliana. Bless

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        Juliana Ishaya 

        6 years ago

        What an amazing bird with plenty lessons to teach i have learnt from its xtics im just impress

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        Juliana Ishaya 

        6 years ago

        What an amazing bird with plenty lessons to teach i have learnt from its xtics im just impress

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        Clements 

        6 years ago

        Thanks Lan, this is inspiring. Even God appreciate the qualities in the Eagle. He (God) reminded the Isrealites how He bore them on EAGLE'S wing all through then wilderness. He also promised that those who wait upon Him will renew their strength and mount up with wings like EAGLE. This bird is outstanding, please continue the good job

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        Clements 

        6 years ago

        Thanks Lan, this is inspiring. Even God appreciate the qualities in the Eagle. He (God) reminded the Isrealites how He bore them on EAGLE'S wing all through then wilderness. He also promised that those who wait upon Him will renew their strength and mount up with wings like EAGLE. This bird is outstanding, please continue the good job

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        kknk 

        6 years ago

        sup

        dfgagh g

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thanks Songezo for dropping by. I m glad you found something useful in the hub.

        Ian

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thanks Songezo for dropping by. I m glad you found something useful in the hub.

        Ian

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        songezo Mhlekwa 

        6 years ago

        very inspiring indeed. I had no idea how powerful Eagles are, but I always had a fear of the bird.

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Elias Wranga

        I appreciate your time here and adding more to what good we already have. Cheers

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        Elias Wranga 

        6 years ago

        Thanks so much Ian for the Hub pages. Thanks so much for all others that have commented. Indeed, I have learnt a great deal of knowledge about eagles.

        One thing that I want to share with others is, study the simple law of nature and change your life and the surroundings. God created the natural and physical world and placed everything first, then created man. Man can learn form them. The physical/natural reveals the spiritual. That's is why I would say: my God how great are Your works (Psalms 92: 5 )

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thanks all for the wonderful comments.

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        GrapemanPrime 

        6 years ago

        Eagles are also carnivorous scavengers. That's their mode of operation. Being fast, agile and tenacious doesn't make a good leader, just good predator. If you want a leader (or to be a leader) who is a carnivorous scavenger and likes to rip people off for own profit instead of building relations and cooperating with everyone for the common good, then you have a very twisted idea of what leadership is about.

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        Mopelola Odueyungbo 

        6 years ago

        Very inspiring and fact finding write up. It will help me in delivering a paper titled the eagle in you.

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Korlu m. from Liberia. Thanks for dropping by and posting a wonderful coment. Thanks much and please be blessed.

        Ian

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        korlu m.from liberia 

        6 years ago

        Korlu m. from Liberia

        Reading about the characteristics of an eagle, make me to know more and more how awesome and powerful God is.I bless God for u,may he open every doors for u,open your spiritual eyes not only the physical to see great and mighty things as well. Keep up the great work ..

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        mcprince 

        6 years ago

        wow !!! that's awesome of the Eagle . how i wished i were one man with all eagle's traits ! I love this bird . mwaaaahh

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Thanks Isaac

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        Isaac Namabiri 

        6 years ago

        WAOOH what can I say again. This is awesome as my company logo is the emblem of an Eagle. Great stuff. Thank you

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Recommended several books you should read along with this hub. Check em out. Cheers

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        Ian D Hetri 

        6 years ago from Papua New Guinea

        Melelo

        They indeed are fascinating creatures. I am glad you are inspired by this hub. Ill do more research and write a book basing on this hub..Get ready for more from the eagle in my book "The Eagle Leadership"

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        Melelo 

        6 years ago

        I have always admired these birds, always thought highly of them, however after reading such an insightful passage about Eagles I know the kind of leader I aspire to be! Wow totally amazed, thank you and God bless you :-)

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        Melelo 

        6 years ago

        I have always admired these birds, always thought highly of them, however after reading such an insightful passage about Eagles I know the kind of leader I aspire to be! Wow totally amazed, thank you and God bless you :-)

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