If you’re not the lead reindeer, the view never changes. Being emplyed is like that too. And it reminds me that as a leader, it’s incumbent on me to see the future and describe to others what it looks like.
Someone has to set the vision. If it ain’t the leader, what have you got? Seriously. If the leader doesn’t do it, you’re in serious trouble.
Imagine these guys without a lead reindeer:
PS. Okay, so they’re not exactly reindeer, but you get the point. Make your day great. You know where you’re headed, right?
What’s it mean in my LinkedIn Profile, when it says “I give speeches to change the world”?
Well, it’s a bold statement to be sure. And, it’s essence is placed in the profile for a very specific reason.
Is it possible to give speeches to change the world? Indeed. Just ask this audience in Dallas, Texas. Dalton Sherman, an 11-year old fifth grader gave a speech. Maybe he’ll help change the world in Dallas.
If you don’t have nine minutes to listen to the whole thing, simply watch the first minute.
That’s what I’m trying to say, “I give speeches to change the world”.