After spending several hours contacting numerous shelters to find housing for someone in need, an overwhelming realization of the hopeless condition among our population was apparent.
A compassionate heart quickly recognizes how people can feel so hopeless. A number of explanations may be given as to the cause, but the need for leaders is to provide hope. Napoleon is credited with saying, “leaders are dealers in hope.”
Leaders extend hope by learning to listen and express concern.
Leaders need to offer hope that someone is trustworthy.
Leaders possess a responsibility to demonstrate care by action.
People follow leaders who provide hope.