"Most leaders don’t intentionally associate with such nefarious actors, but sometimes we forget the reputation of our friends can reflect on us. Guilt by association anyone?"
TO WHOM DO YOU LEND YOUR VOICE?
If you have worked hard to build a reputation as a credible and integrity driven leader, one wrong alliance or friendship can sink your efforts.
Think of all the TV dramas where the confidential informant turns out to be feeding bad information to the police because they fear the bad guys more. Or think of all the times the undercover law enforcement actor is being watched suspiciously by the “bad guys.”
Most leaders don’t intentionally associate with such nefarious actors, but sometimes we forget the reputation of our friends can reflect on us. Guilt by association anyone?
In elementary school all the people with “coodies” would be avoided. This invisible plague could ruin your life if you got too close to someone who was ?infected?
In today’s social media world, that contagion can be as simple as a friends list. Perhaps someone you worked with years ago or someone you went to school with back in the dark ages but have seen in decades.
You accept a simple friend request because you remember the name and face from drama class and the next thing you know you a witness before Congress for a trial that didn’t happen four decades ago.
Guilt by association.
Now you must decide: To whom do I lend my voice? Whose side am I really on? Do I take this opportunity to support my long lost friend and rise all the reputation I have worked so hard to earn? Do I remain silent and simply but truthfully say, I DON’T KNOW.
Leaders need to have made that Core Values decision before the moment arises. If there ever is a moment like this five years from now, NOW is the time to decide how you will handle it. Not then.
To whom will you lend your voice?
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Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download
Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download with worksheets
Day after day I meet people who are struggling just to make ends meet. They are adrift in this vast sea of humanity holding on to their job, their family, their home, and their car with all they've got. They see their life experiences and education as the last hope to find their purpose and identity. They gather, fill and stuff all the money they can into every opportune investment. Yet they are empty, frustrated, angry and just plain fed up.
We have all experienced that moment; when we find yourself stuck in traffic, yelling at random strangers to do what they wish they could... but can't... GO!
The idea that life can be better than it is today is like the flame of a candle fighting for all its worth to stand against the tempest.
We all want a better life.
Even when life is good, we want more.
That idea, that flame, is the hope that lives in the hearts and minds of all of us. Should that flame be extinguished, hope itself may well go with it. It is the rut of hopelessness that traps many would be shining stars and buries that glow from the sight of the world. It is the rut of hopelessness that extinguishes that flame.
Lives that would have been a beacon to the wandering are lost at sea themselves. Inspirations of success that would have been the voices crying out to all who suffer are hidden away in their own stale lives, they cannot share who they are or what the world needs from them.
It is my passion to help you find your purpose. I want to see you become successful, but more than that to be free!
Without vision people perish.
Without vision, we seem to be lost, mind numb robots following the herd into the abyss that is everyday life. We do not live intentionally without a vision for our future. We do not live passionately without a vision for our future. We do not live productively without a vision for our future. We certainly cannot lead without a vision for our future and a vision for the future of those we lead.
This audio course will inspire and instruct you to create a vision which will become a significant driving force in your life.