Leadership Definition Essay

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A Vision for the Future
From messy diapers, baby food covered wall paper, cuts and bruises to high school graduation; mommies tend to be their child’s biggest fan. No matter how many times she has to wake up to feed her hungry child, she is more than willing to wake up at unheard of hours to tend to her precious baby girl or boy. Mommies can see some things that others can’t quite see as well at first. No matter how many times a mommy has to punish her child she will continue doing it. She probably hates doing it, but deep down she knows she is only helping her child. Children hold the most special place in their mother’s heart from the day their presence is discovered until eternity. One bad grade on one math test isn’t the end of the world for a mom, because they believe in their child and they know there is nowhere to go but up. Sometimes the future seems to come too fast for a mom and they wish they could go back to messy diapers instead of watching their baby graduate from high school or college. The thing about mommies is they have a vision for the future that no one else can see; but slowly others around begin to see what she had up her sleeve all along. A good leader should be like a mommy. They shouldn’t be quick to anger or give in to bitterness. It is easy to get frustrated, simply for the fact that we are all human. One who has a position of leadership should have a vision for the future and slowly but surely make it to that end picture. Dr. David G. Javitch once said, “A vision needs to be abstract enough to encourage people to imagine it but concrete enough for followers to see it, understand it and be willing to climb onboard to fulfill it.” A mommy should set an example for their child and the child should be able to see that. Children, rebellious by nature, initially want to deny their mother’s knowledge. But a mother knows what is ahead because they have been there, and as that child ages they come to discover that their mom was a good...
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