There are many things I live for in life. Many things I am passionate about. Of course, my family is number one. They mean the world to me. With every experience we share together, I see them through a new set of eyes. Watching them grow – physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually – is just awe inspiring. I love to live life with my family and I try so hard each and every day to be a Leader within my family unit. Setting the right examples for my children and helping them grow into human beings that are caring and compassionate. I also have a passion for writing and want to share my experiences as a Leader with many people. Living life as a Leader is not easy. Whether you are a parent, a teacher, a police officer, a CEO or a child, leading can be a very crucial part of your life. You just have to be aware of the opportunities to lead – and seize them.
I am sure most readers have heard of the principle of a “teachable moment”. The “free encyclopedia” defines a teachable moment: “in education, the time at which learning a particular topic or idea becomes possible or easiest.” It is best characterized by the moment in which the “student” is actively engaged. [You will see me bold and italicize a fair number of terms; these are my personal “buzz words” – words and terms that I will use often, but they also literally make me buzz!] I venture through life looking for similar moments. These are moments that beg for someone to motivate others, influence colleagues, encourage children or students. These are what I like to call “lead-able moments“. Continue reading Living Life by Leading