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7 Principles of Transformational Leadership by Hugh Blane

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7

The Preparation Principle

Living a Purposeful Life Versus an Accidental Life

Although I advocate for being purposeful in every area of your life, there are events and times when you will not and cannot be fully prepared. On December 13, 2016, my family experienced a disaster that no one wanted nor were we prepared for. My brother-in-law, Joey Sharron, was swimming in Mexico when two waves hit him from behind and pushed him head-first into a sand bar. His neck was broken on impact and were it not for a woman standing on the beach 25 yards away and yelling for her husband to help him, he likely would have drowned and been pronounced dead at the scene.

He received 15 minutes of CPR without being resuscitated. As the lifeguards were stopping CPR, ...

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