“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”
– Vincent van Gough
Leadership is in crisis. Strong words perhaps, but being a ‘leader’ is a privilege yet many of our leaders are falling very short of their obligations. Leadership is all about service not self. A true leader serves those he/she leads not the other way around-but somewhere, somehow, we increasingly seem to be forgetting who serves whom.
I was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with some of America’s finest young leaders the other day. We discussed how the world screams for strong leaders today more than ever. These young folks are frustrated by what they perceive as a very real global crisis of leadership. They fully understand that leadership is not about winning, promotion, or personal power. It’s all about the greater good.
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