If it’s true that “every boy deserves a trained leader”, why is it so hard to get new leaders to attend training and take advantage of opportunities that teach them how to run their programs?
Charles Dahlquist, previous General Young Men President, said in an article;
“I know companies that don’t even allow a new employee to step into the plant or office until he has received initial training. They do that because they know that, without training, most individuals will be ineffective in the job they were hired to do. And yet, we call leaders to strengthen, motivate and prepare young men for missionary service and life in general – without one iota of training.”
The year is almost half over… have you been trained yet?
Here’s a copy of the full article mentioned above in a printer-friendly PDF format.