3 Leadership Lessons from the Boston Marathon

Finish Line

More than 36,000 people participated in the 2014 Boston Marathon, making it the second-highest number of runners in the marathon’s history. This year’s race, however, had less to do with winning or competition; it became a “national symbol of resiliency and determination to take back the finish line”, as CNN’s Ashley Fantz phrased it.

Leadership has many faces, times and places. These are the leadership lessons that stand out for me as I reflect upon this year’s marathon.

Leadership Lesson #1: People Need Purpose and Enthusiasm to Reach Their Goals

People rally when … Continue reading