“If your action inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”
John Quincy Adams
Anyone following the news these days is painfully aware of the divisiveness plaguing politics. There exist far too many examples of leaders who seem to think leadership means making themselves look better by tearing down those around them. To use a construction metaphor, those leaders specialize in demolition rather than construction.
A foreman of a construction company is there to ensure a structure is well-built and will stand the test of time. By starting with a solid foundation, ensuring the supports are strong and finishing with a sturdy roof, the foreman builds something that will be useful to the customer and continue to provide support to others for the life of its existence.… Read the rest