Leadership Story to Inspire If you ask people what kind of things they want in a leader – a compassionate leader would be at the top of the list for most. In this day and age we need more compassionate and thoughtful leaders like the following story. As Gandhi stepped aboard a train one day, […] Read more
I have said on this blog that leadership starts with the individual. It is about relationships, it is about service, it is about love, it is about caring. By serving the ONE, leaders ultimately are able to inspire and lead the masses. Narayanan is one such leader. I am very grateful for leaders like Narayanan.
This video may not be a typical leadership story, but its lesson is inspiring and can help leaders realize that simple things can mean so much to a person whether they are journeying to eternal life, or sojourning longer in this one.
I love stories about leaders who care. President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Paul Levy is one of those leaders. He doesn’t just say he cares, but shows it. Faced with the prospect of laying off 600 employees, he just couldn’t bring himself to do it. This is a leader who truly understands that the “C” and “E” in CEO should stand for caring and empathy. He saw these 600 employees as people with families. Many of them were lower wage workers who if given a “pink slip” would only be a paycheck or two from losing their homes.