Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.
—James F. Bymes, former Secretary of State
Change will scare my people to the degree that it scares me.
Another way to consciously build my inner strength as a leader is to increase my awareness of what life is like, what the world is like, and what the business community is like. As I become more aware of that, I become a better leader. I don’t want to just put my head into the sand and say, “But we’ve been doing it this way for 20 years.” I don’t want to always be heard saying, “I don’t want to think about it, I don’t want to be aware that anything’s changed. I just want everything to be like it used to be, I ...