Leadership Ideas, Information and News

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Leadership: A Conversation for Possibility

Former LBJ Secretary of HEW, John W. Gardner, once observed, "A prime function of a leader is to keep hope alive." This hope is not the simplistic, "I hope it doesn't rain tomorrow." Rather it's the confident expectation that committed men and women can meet any challenges. How do you as a leader bring hope to a hurting world?

1 comment:

Julie said...

Two of the main qualities of leaders that I admire are the ability to be both motivational and encouraging. In the groups that I lead both at work and in the community I have found that by being enthusiastic about the cause/mission it motivates the rest of the team.