Make a Difference

Marcus, Bernie
February 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p4
The author discusses five points in his life that could have kept him from being successful if he was not able to turn them into positive opportunities. Among the others was that he was a poor kid who could not afford the higher education that would have put him in the only profession he could love, he got fired at age 49 and was too old to start his career over and he did not have the time or money to make an impact. He advises the readers to lead to make a difference.


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