@Work 2010.10.25 (Review of 2007.02.05 edition)
This week, we celebrate the presidents, prime ministers, corporate managers, movie directors, team captains, scoutmasters, and all the others who take on the responsibility of guiding the rest of us to our best ends. Hail to the chiefs!

And welcome back! It's great to be here with you once again!
Today's Lesson
LEAD   指導する、指揮する
To lead is to be in charge of a group of people, an organization, etc.; in other words, to make decisions for others to follow and to direct their actions.

A leader is someone who leads.
lead とは、集団や組織などを監督する、つまり、指導する、指揮する、という意味です。具体的には、他の人が従うべき決定を下したり、他の人の行動について指示を出すことを言います。

leader とは、そのような立場にある人、つまり、指導者のことです。
1 Ted was chosen to lead the project, and Veronica will serve as his assistant.
2 (endorsing a presidential candidate)
And I believe that Maximilian Berlitz is just the man we need to lead the country to stability and prosperity.
3 During his time as CEO, George led the company through its most challenging years and managed to keep it alive without making a single staff cut.
4 A good leader should know when to delegate tasks.
5 What this organization needs is a strong leader who's willing to take calculated risks.
6 Helen was a natural born leader. She started her own company a year after graduating from college and was elected governor at age 35.
英会話レッスン All the best, from the WordMaster team!