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Great Leadership Series – Military Personnel

Periodically, I like to take a moment and reflect on leaders who have shaped our world. Great men and women like George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Margaret Thatcher. Today, I would like to recognize the brave men and women who have defended our country. Military members make sacrifices most of us do not understand. Retired […]

Great Leadership Series – Mother Teresa

She believed in the goodness of the human spirit. As a nun, Mother Teresa felt called of God to reach out and serve His children. After dedicating her life to this calling, Mother Teresa created Missionaries of Charity – an order “whose primary task was to love and care for those persons nobody was prepared […]

Great Leadership Series – Brigham Young

Brigham Young served many roles in his 76 years, including “colonizer, territorial governor, and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” (source). He has been called the “American Moses” as he led thousands of people across the country into unsettled territory. Under Brigham Young’s direction, thousands of people were able to safely cross the rough […]

Great Leadership Series – Condoleezza Rice

In 2000, Condoleezza Rice was appointed as the U.S. National Security Advisor and was the first woman to fill that position. Following her appointment, the devestating events of 9/11 pushed Ms. Rice into the spotlight. Her intelligence and dutifulness enabled her to synthesize great amounts of detailed information and support President Bush. In 2005, Ms. Rice […]

Great Leadership Series – Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is one of the most influential women in politics in modern times. According to her biography, “born in October 1925 at Grantham, a small market town in eastern England, she rose to become the first (and for two decades the only) woman to lead a major Western democracy. She won three successive General […]

Great Leadership Series – Abraham Lincoln

“As President, he built the Republican Party into a strong national organization. Further, he rallied most of the northern Democrats to the Union cause. On January 1, 1863, he issued the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy. Lincoln never let the world forget that the Civil War involved an even […]

Great Leadership Series – George Washington

“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” – George Washington George Washington has been described as a man of character, conviction, and vision. He was resolute in defending the freedoms of this country. Due to his […]