Leadership through caring

by Life-Engineering on January 25, 2011 · 4 comments

I’ve moved this post to my new Life-Engineering blog, dedicated to motivating people to achieve their goals and change their futures by taking control of their lives.

You can now find this post here:

http://life-engineering.com/leadership-through-caring/

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1 Unspoken Wordz October 23, 2008 at 5:50 PM

Great post. The because I said so part always seem to get negative results.

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2 Margaret D October 23, 2008 at 11:14 PM

I think it takes a lot of study, prayer and inspiration to explain a principle well enough so the people (children) you are teaching will want to obey. I always found that if I was following the commandments to the best of my ability, the right words usually came out of my mouth. When I wasn’t in tune, the words weren’t there. Wish I could have always been in tune.

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3 Bob Loblaw October 31, 2008 at 8:13 PM

Rusty, You are right on! My kids are definite proof this is a true principle. Whenever they can understand the “why” they can at least make a choice. Helping kids exercise their autonomy and recognize that they are making choices based on principles is one of the most important things a parent can do.

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4 Rusty Lindquist November 3, 2008 at 6:00 PM

I totally agree. It’s a divine plan, for it’s precisely what our Father in Heaven has done with us. He’s given us the principles, but also the free-agency to choose.

It works in business as well as it does in families as well.

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