Leadership quotes often demonstrate that leadership is not for the faint of heart. This quote is no exception. According to Seymour, a leader must have a grasp of the past, have a solid grip on the present, and an understand that his or her decisions impact future generations. All three of the realities are traits of a good leader that we rarely discussion. Let’s change that!
1. Of the three traits mentioned in the leadership quote above—faith with the past, staying in step with the present, and keeping the promise to posterity—which is the most important to you? Why?
2. Which is the most challenging to you? Why?
3. Share one or more of your favorite leadership quotes that demonstrate other important traits of a good leader.