Everyday Leadership 11/23/17

Leaders Respect Past Acheivments

My Dad died July 28th, 1986, about four months before his 87th birthday. All my life into my adult years when something happen where I needed a sounding board, Dad was available. I didn’t always use his advice but I strongly considered it.

When I had a success or completed a degree, Dad was the first person I called. He was happy for me and expressed his faith in me. Although Dad could be harsh in his feedback at times, he frequently expressed his confidence in my brothers, sister, and me. He believed in his genes and therefore in us. Dad was willing to teach you anything he knew in which you expressed an interest. His teaching communication was deliberate and calm.

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