My wife and I had the pleasure of being some of the leaders in the youth group at our former church. We had so many great times at the church.
We also had times where we didn’t want to leave our house on a Wednesday night and show up for the kids (Sorry former students who may be reading this. It’s the truth, but it doesn’t mean we don’t love you guys!).
Those nights we didn’t want to show up, we had the leadership blahs. You know what those are, right? You’ve probably had them.
What Are The Leadership Blahs?
There are many situations which could be called the leadership blahs. For me, it was the nights I didn’t want to get my stuff together and be there for the students. I wanted to be selfish and do my own thing. Read more...
Today’s guest is Chester Goad. Chester grew up in Appalachia (pronounced Apple-Atcha–that actually matters where he comes from). He’s the son of an auto mechanics teacher, and a retail sales gal, who fell in love and raised him in small-town USA. So who is Chester? It’s taken him some time to figure all that out, but along the way, he’s been a teacher, a principal, a congressional staffer, a Dean, and a whole lot more. Through all of that he’s figured out he values, Leadership, Learning and Life more than anything.
Who is Chester Goad?
Chester is a dad, husband, a believer. He’s involved in advocacy and service in the disability arena. He also serves on an international non-profit board.Considers himself a life-long learner
On top of all that, he considers himself a life-long learner. Where he focuses on leadership, learning, and life. Last, but not least, he’s helped co-author dyslexia legislation in Tennessee. Read more...