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John Lightly's Blog – March 2019 Archive (2)

Parents Not Mentors

A mentor is defined as a trusted counselor or guide, someone who may be an influential sponsor or supporter. A coach is one who instructs or trains. These are terms that are used everywhere in our culture of leadership and personal development books, podcasts, and lecture series. A mentor is viewed as that old sage who takes us under their wing to give us little snippets of wisdom and tweetable quotes. The personal coaching industry has a large market share in business circles and seems to…

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Added by John Lightly on March 30, 2019 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Faith in Your Mission

From the book Building Leaders the West Point Way by General Joseph P. Franklin US Army (retired)



Page 41... “From the last rung of the ladder to the top, everyone has to have faith in their mission.”

But what happens when you don’t have faith in your mission? How do you have faith when you don’t believe in the leader? Check that, not the leader but the person in charge. Big difference there. How do you continue on when the whole organization is on edge,…

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Added by John Lightly on March 3, 2019 at 5:58pm — No Comments

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