Considered one of India’s top captains, MS Dhoni shared insights on leadership, emphasizing that a leader earns respect through actions, not just words. Dhoni led India to significant victories, including the 2007 T20 World Cup and the 2011 ODI World Cup, as well as the top of the ICC Test rankings. Speaking at a Single.ID event, Dhoni stressed the importance of gaining respect and loyalty through conduct, rather than simply holding a position. He emphasized the need to understand and respect every player in the dressing room, tailoring leadership to individual strengths and weaknesses. Dhoni also advocated for simplicity in leadership to achieve the best results from a team, recognizing and utilizing the differences among team members.