1. Leaders are storytellers who must give a lot of thought to the stories they tell and the morals of those stories.
2. Leadership is a lens that we can put on the view any given situation. We can always ask, "What can I learn about leadership in this moment? What kind of leadership is being exhibited here?"
3. Our life experience is a tremendous source of insight when it comes to developing our own leadership style.
#davis7 #davis8 #davis6 leadership cohorts at #mslti talking about Golda Mier. pic.twitter.com/SKzB6T3miT— jeffrey (@jetteryderdad) August 28, 2016
4. "The dog that trots about finds the bone."-- Golda Meir
5. One goal of leadership is to empower others and create empowered communities.
6. You never know the full impact of your action on others.
#davis6 #davis7 #davis8 #mslti talking passions, challenges, risks, travel, change and growth. pic.twitter.com/fE8aaL3brX— jeffrey (@jetteryderdad) August 28, 2016
7. One way to cultivate leadership and personal growth is through self-reflection. Leaders should model self-reflection and encourage it in others.
8. What's possible is a direct outcome of who is in the room.
9. Leadership is "neutral." There are good leaders and bad leaders. There are leaders who make the world better, those that don't, and some that leave the world worse off than before. The most courageous leaders are committed to making the world better.
10. The test of leadership is in the doing.
On a personal note I have to say that I was completely inspired by what transpired during the MSLTI orientation this week and also profoundly grateful to the many MSLTI students that helped my two children have such a wonderful time at this year's Back to School Carnival. They didn't know it at the time, but they helped both my kids learn new skills and grow as people. Not something you can say about every Back to School Carnival!