CHAPTER THREE

To Serve a Higher Calling

Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.

—Warren Bennis

Expeditionary Leaders are rarely content with what is. They are called to lead the change to make things better, whether that means creating new movements, serving in public office, or making long-standing organizations better corporate citizens.

Laura Kohler answered her call to lead when she helped put her family’s 136-year-old business on a path to a greater purpose. As the senior vice president of human resources, stewardship, and sustainability at Kohler Co., Laura guides three hundred human resource associates around the globe. They are responsible for harnessing the human ...

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