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Lead with Wisdom: How Wisdom Transforms Good Leaders into Great Leaders by Mark Mark Strom Strom

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CHAPTER 9

Promise

A strong and true word of hope

We speak to nurture strength

A considered and genuine word of comfort for a friend in pain or grief is a beautiful thing. Often of course we just need someone to sit silently with us. But when it’s time to speak, an apt and uncontrived word can restore heart and hope. Sadly, we don’t always speak this way.

A respectful and strong word of challenge for a group undermining themselves with deceit and platitudes is a powerful thing. Such a thing should never be done lightly, nor without a relationship that can bear the risk. But when it’s time to speak, a constructive and uncompromised word can ...

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