You don’t know

You don’t know the impact that you are having on those around you.  This morning I have been thinking about one of my early employers, Gary,  I worked at a gas station when I was 17 years old.  Gary was the owner and worked with me pumping gas and serving customers.  I never knew it then but Gary displayed for me and taught me a truth about leadership.  That truth is kindness.  Kindness is required in leadership.  I never purposed to learn how to be kind.  I just followed what I had been shown,  It is only after looking back over the 23 years since I worked for Gary that I can see the impact that he had on me.  My question for you today,  what will someone say 23 years later when they look back at the time when you led them?  You don’t know the impact your are having but I say with certainty, you are having an impact.

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