how the 4th of July blew my mind…
The Fourth of July made me realize something shocking about the highest levels of leadership.
The United States was founded 236 years ago by a small group of leaders. Roughly 13 years later in 1789 our constitution went into effect. Between 1789 and today the constitution has been amended a mere 27 times.
In other words, the structure of our country is still shockingly similar to how it was when we were created well over 200 years ago.
This means that if you are a truly influential leader your thoughts, your decisions, and your actions will be felt for hundreds of years after your death. They will influence the lives of many millions – possibly billions – of people.
Obviously, most of us will not be that influential. But a few of us will be…
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