My father was nearly killed by a piece of shrapnel long before he landed on France’s beaches. The bomb landed next door, the shrapnel embedded itself in the wall, just above his head. Dad looked at that shrapnel as good luck and put it in his kit bag.
I grew up with that shrapnel in the living room. Dad had it mounted with the words “Close Call. Aldershot, England, 1942”. But until only a few years ago I didn’t know its story, so I asked him, and he told me.
Want your storyteller’s tales? Ask them about the letters, pictures, paintings, trophies… and listen as the stories rush out. Listen to our panelists stories.
N 1982 Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner set out to understand those times when leaders performed their personal best. What emerged were five fundamental practices common to extraordinary leadership.
Great leaders model the way, share their vision, challenge the process, enable others… and encourage the heart.
And that kind of leadership leads to extraordinary legacies.
But first, what’s a leader look like? What do they exhibit?
And do all of us have leadership potential? (This one surprised me).
Join Jim and I… for even this chat will make us better leaders!