I have had numerous reasons and opportunity to be contemplating the idea of leadership over the last few months. What better way to pay it forward than to share a little inspiration that was shared with me?
1. Gunnery Sergeant Merritt, USMC Drill Instructor:
"Someone's gotta transform these useless maggots into Marines. Who better than me?"
2. Captain Pete Graves (RIP), former Marine, Federal Bureau of Prisons FCI Sheridan:
"We didn't hire you to enjoy a soft, easy job. We hired you to earn a living by keeping society safe from convicted felons."
3. Mitch Priestly, CEO New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Beaverton, OR:
"You aren't just professional trainers. You are success facilitators. The people you train will directly benefit from your knowledge, skills, and ability to give them what they need for job success."