Chapter TwoMoral Purpose

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MOTHER TERESA TO HAVE moral purpose. Some people are deeply passionate about improving life (sometimes to a fault, if they lack one or more of the other four components of leadership: understanding of the change process, strong team developers, deep knowledge building, and coherence making among multiple priorities). Others have a more cognitive approach, displaying less emotion but still being intensely committed to betterment. Whatever one's style, every leader, to be effective, must have and work on improving his or her moral purpose.

Defining Moral Purpose

Moral purpose is about both ends and means. In education, an important end is to make a difference in the lives of students. But the means ...

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