“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams: A statesman who served this country as the sixth president of the United States of America… He also served this country as a diplomat and a senator and also in the House of Representatives. He could and did rally people! He could draw you to think… Not the kind of thinking that happens during commercials between scenes of one’s favorite TV show or out on the golf course… He made you think and learn and act! And, I believe he was right when he said, that when one’s actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, become more, then you were a leader… He was describing himself.
I hesitate to mention the up-coming election because we’re all fed up. But here goes… Are we choosing an actual leader for our country, or are we trying to solve the discomfort we may be living in for the moment… Because some of that can only go away with time and no leader can change it in a term of office. Our focus is not to make ourselves comfortable by electing someone, because every one of us must work for that ourselves. Again, we have to work for that.