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3 Lessons from Lee Kuan Yew

| March 27, 2015

They expected him to fail. But fifty years later while we remember the man, Harry Lee Kuan Yew, who transformed Singapore from a British colonial outpost into a prosperous, global city-state, we must not overlook some of his key lessons in leadership.

After separation from Malaysia, the future of Singapore looked bleak. Lee inherited a toxic mix of racial unrest, an unemployment rate of thirty percent, domestic instability, and economic uncertainty....

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For Academic Citation: Schwarz, Jeremy.“3 Lessons from Lee Kuan Yew.” The National Interest, March 27, 2015.

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