Brain-writing on Leadership LO6446

Archie Kregear (
Fri, 05 Apr 1996 12:23:14 -0800

Replying to LO6391 --

Scott Simmerman Wrote:

In response to John Woods, writing in Brain-writing on Leadership
LO6347, he wrote:

>Did you ever notice the strong relationship between the traits
>of great leaders and the traits of great human beings? Do you
>think that tells us something about what human potential is all

Yep. It's unlimited. I had a chance to visit a magnificant
cathedral in Dembosch (CUT OUT SOME)

How can man conceive of and design such inspired structures,
enlist the energies of hundreds of craftsmen and laborers on a
project taking decades, complete an endeavor that leaves a lasting
legacy to people of all faiths and creeds, whilst at the same time
man chooses to live such individual lives of mediocrity.

We can build inspired structures, yet we tend to lead lives with a
lack of vision and purpose. We can craft pipe organs that are 50
feet high and melodic and beautiful yet we play tunes that are
uninspired and dull.

(End of Quote)

I went back to my notes and offer a few quotes to emphasise the point that
everyone is a leader. Even the great leaders were initially led. The
great leaders ended up being called great because of who they were. Each
of us can lead, whoever you are, where ever you are at.

"Look at each day as a chance to invest life into life. A chance to share
your experience and deposit it into someone else's conscience. Each day
is a chance to work miracles in the lives of others." -- Jim Rohn

"Our moral responsibility is not to stop the future, but to shape it...
to channel our destiny in humane directions and to try to ease the trauma
of transition." -- Alvin Toffler

"I do the best I know how, the very best I can; and I mean to keep on
doing it to the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said
against me will not amount to anything. If the end brings me out all
wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference."
-- Abraham Lincoln

And...For the Fun of It! (Thanks Scott)

Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think
Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? 1. Writing his
memoirs of the Civil War. 2. Advising the President. 3. Desperately
clawing at the inside of his coffin.
-- David Letterman

Archie Kregear

-- (Archie Kregear)

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