By Mitchell Savage, Aperia Solutions, Leadership Dallas Class of 2012
John Quincy Adams, knew something about leadership.
Aside from being our sixth President of the United States, he also served as a Congressman, an American diplomat, and Secretary of State, all during times of spectacular evolution. He negotiated to draw the American border with Canada, secured Florida from Spanish possession, and drafted the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812.
It was also John Quincy Adams who said “If your actions inspire other to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, then you are a leader.”
Seeing a greater dream for our beloved home of Dallas, learning, doing, and becoming more is the essence of the Leadership Dallas experience. It is no coincidence that most alumni report that most of their best friends, associates, and business partners have emerged from their own class and from being active in the alumni group.
Leadership Dallas is an essential growth and discovery experience for anyone committed to making Dallas the most economically prosperous region, and the most desirable place to live and work in the United States. Continue reading