Isn’t it amazing, we all may have an idea of what we want to be but don’t have enough strength to frame it in one simple sentence and say it aloud to the world.
Best selling author Dan Pink talks about an interesting trait of great leadership.
Apparently, a young woman in congress in early 1960s asked President John F Kennedy, what he wanted to do for America in ONE SENTENCE.
Just one sentence.
She said, “Lincoln had one sentence, to save the union of states and free the slaves, Franklin Roosevelt had only one sentence, to save America from Great Depression and to win the world war.”
She went on to say, “Mr President, you don’t have a sentence, you have a model paragraph. You are trying to do a hundred different incoherent things.Thereby, you are doing nothing.”
Kennedy was awestruck. He went back to his desk and within some months came back with his greatest goal as a President.
It sounded a little ambitious then but never mind, he pushed the whole human race forward.
He simple said in 1961, “Before…
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