Faith Integration Paper

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BU 490
Lead By Example- Faith Integration Paper My father and uncles’ instilled a statement in my head from a young age that I will never forget. This statement is closely related to the Law of Legacy and very relevant to being a leader in the modern business world. The statement only consists of a few words, but these words are very powerful and if this statement is followed, your reputation as a leader will be respected and hopefully emulated. The statement is, “Lead by example, do what is right, be the best you can be, and treat others the way you would like to be treated.” I believe this statement is related to the law of legacy because it is action oriented. John Maxwell states in his description of the law of legacy that leaders
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Moses and Joshua did more than just talk about what needed to be done over coffee; the apprenticeship involved hands-on experience. Through this hands-on experience, Moses taught Joshua everything he needed to know to be a great leader. This refers to Moses seeing Joshua in action; proving his leadership as a spy, military commander, and being a personal assistant. Now in the modern business world, no wartime decisions and legal espionage will occur, but in order for a leader to know the appropriate successor will be chosen, he needs to see him in action and know he will be able to perform.
Moses gave Joshua encouragement and affirmation. I think this is directly connected to the final part of the statement I referred to in the beginning of the essay. “…Do what is right, be the best you can be, and treat others the way you would like to be treated.” This part of the statement directly reflects encouragement and affirmation. If you do what is right to your employees, be the best leader you can possibly be, and treat your successors the way you would want them to treat you, you can have full faith that your legacy will be established and honored.
The main reason I chose the statement that my father and uncles’ taught me is because I feel like they are the most significant leaders in my life and have paved the way for my success and transition into a leadership position as a student, athlete, and friend in the current time and hopefully as a father, uncle,


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