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by karen porter


but, I don’t want to be the leader THERE IS A LINE FROM AN OLD MOVIE THAT HAUNTS ME SOMETIMES. THE MOVIE WAS ABOUT A MAN WHO WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF A MID-LIFE CRISIS, which included all the typical signs like buying a sports car, quitting his stable job and changing his style of dress to young and hip. Then his father died, and suddenly all the family and friends and business associates turned to him as the new family leader. He said, “But, I don’t want to be the daddy.”

Sometimes, his feeling is exactly how we feel as leaders. We don’t want to be the leader. Being a leader is a calling. Leadership is also a skill we develop. It involves thinking big as we set goals. We have to see the overall objectives and break those ideas into smaller goals, motivating


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Leading Hearts November/ December 2017