CHAPTER 2

Know Your Purpose

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The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.

—MAX DE PREEFORMER CEO, HERMAN MILLER, INC.; AUTHOR

Do you know what your purpose is as a leader, independent from your position or title?

Inspiring coaches view their purpose as service to others. They focus on how many people they serve versus how many people serve them. Inspiring coaches feel called to help good employees become better people. They build their employees from the inside out . . . inspiring excellence personally and professionally.

This means that the needs of others come ...

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