Over the last several years, I have tweeted on Twitter and made posts on Facebook about leadership. I thought thati will pick some of these statements as a guide to Christmas 2014.
December 1-Not making a decision is a decision
December 2-Engagement makes leadership work. Not disengagement.
December 3-Our Founding Fathers were leaders. Their modern counterparts have forgotten how leadership works.
December 4-Leadership is possible on Sunday or any day.
December 5-Leadership can make you healthy.
December 6-Charisma is not an excuse for poor leadership.
December 7-The past is not often an indicator of what will happen in the future.
December 8-It is possible to practice leadership as a retiree.
December 9-Although leadership is local, it is continually impacted by national and international events.
December 10-Many politicians lie to their constituents in order to get elected or reelected.
December 11-Your view of the world will expand if you change your seat from time to time.
December 12-Life is all about the building of relationships.
December 13-Our country is not as well prepared as it should be for disasters of all kinds.
December 14-Leadership is as much about your heart as it is about your mind.
December 15-Leaders should protect our values and not undermine them.
December 16-Everybody seems to have answers but forget what the questions are.
December 17=Civility still exists at the neighborhood level but clearly not at the national level.
December 18-Leadership is not about popularity. It is about trust and respect.
December 19-Leadership is good for the soul.
December 20-Leadership is about action and not about position.
December 21-Leaders create goals for the future but they know today is our reality.
December 22-A new year gives each of us the chance to renew and reflect on our lives.
December 23-Progress is about Yes and not about No.
December 24-To lead or not to lead, that is the question.
December 25-There is no social capital without human capital first.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL