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Real Leadership: 9 Simple Practices for Leading and Living with Purpose by John David Mann, John Addison

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CHAPTER 2

The People Business

Shine Your Light on Others

There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit.

RONALD REAGAN

On a Monday morning in the fall of 1982, I nosed my car onto I-285, drove two exits north, and got off at Tucker, a community on the northeast outskirts of Atlanta. About 10 minutes after I’d stepped out the front door of our little Clarkston condo, I was pulling into an office complex parking lot for my first day at A.L. Williams. Ahh, I thought, now that’s a commute.

I slid into an empty slot, parked, and looked around. I noticed a big old Winnebago there. On the side, like a billboard ...

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