“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.

Deborah L. Parker

Deborah L. Parker

Deborah is Principal and Founder of the DPJ Training Group, which specializes in client result focused seminars on leadership, 360 assessment, diversity and communications for public and private sector audiences. She's also authored 2 books, Navigating Life’s Roadways: Stories of Insight from My Odyssey and Inspiration for Your Journey, and Life is A Review: Observations and Collections of My Passages Through the Times, released in June 2012. You can connect with her on her Member Profile, Amazon page, website, LinkedIn or Facebook.
Deborah L. Parker