Real leaders go first. They never ask others to do what they have not done or are unwilling to do themselves. They lead by example. Like the Apostle Paul, they are willing to say, “Follow me, as I follow Christ” (1 Corinthians 11:1). Like Lt. Col. Moore, they are the first on the field and the last off.
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When I was about three or four, I distinctly remember my Mom saying to me, “Mike, you don’t need to walk with a limp. … Regardless of her admonition, I still walked with a limp for another year or so, simply because I wanted to be like my dad.