Lead by Example

lead by example

It is so very easy to tell someone not to do something and then you do that very same thing yourself. We have all done this at one time or another in our life. We tell our kids not to lie and then the phone rings and we tell them to tell the caller, "We are in the shower". I can think of a lot of little illustrations that seem insignificant to us, but in the long run they are HUGE to the people watching us. You cannot tell your kids to be grateful if you never are. You cannot be an alcoholic and tell your kids that drinking is bad and they should not do it. You cannot get enraged and throw tantrums and then expect your kids to not throw fits. You cannot discipline with physical aggression and expect your kids to not become bullies. You cannot cheat in business dealings and then expect your … [Read more...]