The sun does not insult, make fun of, or otherwise trash talk the darkness, it just shines and the darkness disappears.
John Maxwell said, “Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less.”
‘But how to influence?’ asks the sincere and questioning soul.
Many tools stand ready for deployment.
Authority, manipulation, dollars in a bank account or on an income shot.
Indeed yes, forms of influence – and yet how fickle and fleeting they seem to be.
“Don’t judge” they say, and yet, all of life & business seems to be a series of judgements.
This is good for me, this is bad for me.
I should do more of that and less or none of this.
What she is doing, a good example and he, a bad one.
Maybe the essence of the Master’s teaching was more along these lines.
Just because one has a few things figured out, doesn’t mean one has all things figured out.
Nevertheless, it seems the tendency to assume, that when a person makes some money, obtains a degree, or writes a book, they become experts in all things concerning the lives of others.
“I’m successful in business therefore, I have all the solutions for your challenges in life, listen to exactly what I say or suffer” says the self righteously “Omnipotent” leader.