Leaders set the

standard and the tone

of belonging in an


in a society and

in a country.


Leaders with only

self-regard are

concerned and preoccupied

merely with their

own lust for power

and personal promotion;

and that narcissistic culture

crushes the regard

and potential for good

of all who sit beneath

their heavy hands.


But effective leaders

see their place as

servant as well

as the maker of decisions,

and those who look

up, expecting to witness

the steps in the rigid ladder,

are surprised to see

that the leader is

standing right

beside them.