Today was the day my grandmother was born. Many years ago.
She went into her final sleep early in 2009. There are certain times of the year where I really miss her. Today is one of them. She was a simple woman- but read the post I shared after she passed- and you will learn some powerful, insightful and quality leadership lessons I learned from her.
May they bless you and serve you as they have for me.
Originally posted on Debbra Sweet Action Leadership Skills Training Blog:
Earlier this year I lost my last grandma. Her passing wasn’t a total surprise as she was getting up in years. Even though her time was going to come someday- it still wasn’t easy. In fact, as we get closer to Christmas, I find I am missing her horribly.
The past couple days I’ve been reflecting on our family Christmas’s from times past. Going to Grandma’s was always part of our family tradition. We knew going to see her was a couple hour drive and you never knew how all the relatives were going to act that day- but one thing that’s been pinging at my heart this year as I reflect on her and how she influenced my life is that she was a great example of a leader.
Grandma was not overly school educated- in fact, if I recall correctly, she really only finished 8th grade or so. …
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