A Legacy of Leadership Story – Will You Have One?

by  Deborah Parker  |  Leadership Development

“Somebody needs to be in charge!” “Press on!” My Uncle Harris often advised me with those words in our discussions about family or work related matters. His words were rooted in wide, hard and celebrated stories of leadership, from which I learned much. The time to cement this legacy came on December 7, 2011 when the Lord took him home.

Many of us do think about ‘what we will leave behind.’ Whether its leaving a career, business or the finality of life; the question is did I make a discernible footprint?  And of course with family and children we may ask, did I teach them something sustainable or what will they remember about me, my work, how I spent my time or who I helped; all important things to ponder. Click here to read full article.

About The Author

Articles By deborah-parker
For over 15 years Deborah has specialized in result focused programs on leadership, motivational speaking, career and diversity management with federal and private sector clients through her company, The DPJ Training Group. Blending experiences as an army officer and corporate manager with a B.A. in Sociology, M.A. HR Development, Deborah has also authored 4 books on personal growth, family history and life success.

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