How to raise a leader

October 29, 2009 4:51:07 PM PDT
Advice on how you and your kids can become better leaders in your daily lives.

For women watching at home:

  1. Being a good listener is one of the most important parts of leading, at home, in the community and in your job.

  2. Be accountable.

  3. The power of a mission to make the world a better place.

For their children:
  1. The most important thing you need to keep foremost in your mind for your whole life as a parent is that; you lead by example. Your children will model your actions and your words. So what message are they receiving from you?

  2. Teach then to be accountable and responsible. Even a toddler can have a toy box and put a toy away each evening.

  3. There is a fine balance between helping your children and over sheltering them from all of life's realities; Life isn't fair, we fail on the road to success, life is not about winning every time, it is about the journey and trying.

Sheila Murray Bethel, Ph.D. & Author, "A New Breed Of Leader: 8 Leadership Qualities That Matter Most In the Real World ... What Works, What Doesn't and Why"

Brief Bio:
Dr. Sheila Murray Bethel, Global Leadership Expert, Best Selling Author, Hall of Fame Speaker, CEO Bethel Leadership Institute, has worked on projects with four U.S. Presidents', U.S. Governor's and members of Congress as well as the Judiciary. Her Ph.D. is in Communications. She has served on the adjunct faculty of Indiana Purdue University, San Francisco State University, University of Southern California and is currently a member of the Advisory Council for Amsted University based in Malaysia. Sheila has authored five books all of which have been translated into many languages.

Her last book, Making A Difference, 12 Qualities That Make You A Leader, was a National Best Seller. She is the creator and host of two National Public Television Specials, Making A Difference, Saving Our Kids. Dr. Bethel has made presentations to over three million people in twenty countries. Her client list reads like a Global Who's Who of Business, Trade Associations, Education and Government.

Dr. Bethel gave actionable tips on how you can become a better leader, whether at work, in the community or at home, and what they can do to help their children prepare for leadership roles as they grow.

For more information, visit: www.bethelinstitute.com


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