Nelson Mandela reputedly said when asked how he became the president of South Africa, “I suffered my way into leadership.” Nelson was not alone. In 1775 George Washington, in his formal acceptance of leadership the Continental Army, gave Congress a fair warning: “I beg it be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I… Continue reading Suffering Our Way Into Leadership – Part 1
Great question. My heart’s desire is to serve and strengthen those who want to grow in their ability to lead others well. Leadership sells. Google lists 11,800,000 entries under a search for the word. Every bookseller has a prominent section of leadership books trying to point the way (Amazon.com lists 193,692 books under leadership). Today… Continue reading So What’s This Blog About Anyway?