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Leaders Are Borne Not Born

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to help you respond in a crisis. Reading time 3:47.

     The more the winds of change blow, the higher the sails soar on your personal LeaderSHIP. That’s why leaders are borne –not born.

     Jumping  Leaders are borne on the winds of change, like a kite rising higher and higher BECAUSE of the prevailing winds.

       The higher the winds, the more the leader rises to the occasion.

       In fact it is because of the escalating winds –not despite those winds of change —that leaders do more than survive. They thrive.

     Greater the headwind greater the leader. At least that’s the way Abigail Adams observed the leadership winds of the presidency of the United States.

      From her unique position as the wife of the second president of the United States (John Adams) and mother to the sixth president of the United States (John Quncy Adams) observed: “Great necessities call forth great leaders. These are the hard times in which a genius would wish to live.”

   Leaders are borne on the wings of those hard times. Continue reading