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June 19, 2017
 

SHRM CONFERENCE

Join us at the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) 2017 annual conference, June 18 - 21 in New Orleans. Stop by booth #1052 to say hello and learn more about our Driver of Positive Change program.

 

11 FATHER'S DAY LESSONS

I often say that everything I learned about leadership came, not from books, but from being a dad. With a 19 year old daughter and 17 year old son I can tell you that parenting is leadership. I also learned many lessons from my Dad who raised me from the time I was five years old. He passed away last June and, truth be told, I wish I would have given him a bigger hug the last time I saw him. Unfortunately I didn't know it was going to be the last time. But his legacy and lessons live on in me and thankfully I get to share them with you. In this spirit here are 11 thoughts about fatherhood and leadership.

1. Love is the greatest parenting strategy there is.

2. If I can't walk the walk at home, I can't talk the talk out in the world.

3. Being a Father requires you to be a leader and manager. As the leader you share the vision of what's possible for your children and as the manager you provide the support, guidance and coaching to help them make it happen.

4. You can't be selfish and be a great dad.

5. I don't want my children to be what I want them to be. I want them to become everything God created them to be.

6. A great question to ask your children from my friend Dan Britton... "What's it like to be on the other side of me?"

7. Parenting will give you a crash course and a lifelong lesson in patience.

8. If you are open to learning and growing your children will become your greatest teachers.

9. It's all about unconditional love. My children don't care how many books I write. They just want to know that I love them. It's not about who the world says you are. It’s about who you are to your children.

10. No one is perfect. The goal is to learn from your mistakes and be better today than you were yesterday.

11. When your children fail, encourage them. When they succeed, encourage them.

Most of all the next time you see your parents or children give them a bigger hug than normal. You'll be glad you did.

- Jon

 

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