lead from the front

lead from the front

To do the things or behave the way that one advises, dictates, or espouses. The country has such happy citizens because people in power lead from the front when they introduce new legislation, so everyone feels like they are on an equal playing field. You really ought to lead from the front if you're going to tell your employees not to incur excessive, unnecessary costs to the company.
See also: front, lead

lead from the front

take an active role in what you are urging and directing others to do.
See also: front, lead

lead from the ˈfront

take an active part in what you are telling or persuading others to do: If you want to succeed in this business, you need to lead from the front. We need people who can motivate their team to get the best possible results.
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Leaders who lead from the front take responsibility of both success and failures," he said.
Chief coach Anil Kumble also praised Kohli after the series against the West Indies, saying that the batsman likes to lead from the front.
To lead from the front myself was the way it should be done.
He said captain should lead from the front and should be positive and brave enough to take bold decision.
He's a man that will certainly lead from the front and, as far as we are concerned, he's one of the best sevens in world rugby.
Graeme McDowell is ready to lead from the front as he bids to help Europe beat the USA at Medinah Country Club.
He said that "if Christianity is going to be taken seriously, it needs to get streetwise and start effing and blinding in an effort to lead from the front.
LIVERPOOL manager Rafael Benitez expects captain Steven Gerrard to lead from the front in their remaining matches.
Moody has vowed to lead from the front as England attempt to deny France a first Six Nations clean sweep since 2004 and end their own difficult campaign on a high.
MARK HUGHES has called on his senior stars to lead from the front as Manchester City aim to make further progress in Europe by beating Aalborg tonight.
Summary: Mark Hughes hopes his senior stars can lead from the front as Manchester City aim to make further progress in Europe by beating Aalborg.
DUE to the current state of the UK economy, I would like to see the Government lead from the front and stop the horrendous payouts for expenses MPs put in.
However, it is a great shame that they prefer not to lead from the front after imposing a pay freeze on employees under single status back in 2005.
It was his ability to bat, bowl and field and lead from the front,' explained chairman of selectors David Graveney.
It was his ability to bat, bowl and field and lead from the front," explained chairman of selectors David Graveney.