Gallup Survey claims that 9 out of 10 leaders are mediocre or are most likely to perform as average. Perhaps, this is brought about by the common perception that leadership is a responsibility so big to take. Many fail to view leadership as an opportunity to develop oneself and be able share.
However, many of our leaders then and now are ordinary people who were taught, coached, and mentored to be great. We need not go farther, our unlikely leaders are all in the Bible.
Abraham was a coward. He told the Pharaoh his wife is his sister so the ruler could have his way with her and not kill Abraham. But God made him the father of all nations.
Jacob was a cheat. He tricked his father, to gain birthright over his brother, Isaac. He made a lot of enemies. Yet God changed his name to Israel and built a nation from his offspring.
Moses has stage fright. But God made him led thousands of Israelites away from Egypt and to the promise land.
The Apostles were the same. None of them presented a smashing credential. They were all sinners and so ordinary. But Jesus trained them for 3 years as He carried out His ministry. And on the day He died, the eleven even went hiding, no one bothered to check Him dying on the cross. Yet, Jesus continued to train them in spreading the Good News after He gave them the gift of the Holy Spirit.
The leaders in our organizations today are very much the same. Whether they are promoted, appointed, or elected, they all have to greater leadership qualities waiting to be discovered.
My name is Sheila Marie P. Pacia, a graduate of Behavioral Science. I have been continuously developing human resources for more than two decades.
My early involvement in Training & Organizational Development has exposed me to the endless needs of organizations to sustain success through Leadership.
It was also through my extensive years of service in Operation that I have learned that any organization must invest on Succession Planning to ensure existence and relevance in this fast-changing world.
We are a group of managers, mentors, coaches, and trainers with diverse educational backgrounds. We all share the same passion for continuous learning and inspiring people in the workplace. Particularly, we are interested in helping leaders of today rediscover themselves and be more inspired to become better in every way. We also share the same faith to the Greatest Leader of all, Jesus Christ. And we are driven by His words and His leadership works. Our goal is to share the key that opened many opportunities for us to lead successfully at home, in our offices, and in our community.