The Code: Insights from the Front Lines of Leadership

The Code

During a busy day of shopping, a woman didn’t realize she’d lost her purse until a little boy ran up to her and returned it. “Hey, Lady,” he said, “You left your purse over by the towels.”
“Well, aren’t you a little prince,” the woman said as she patted the boy on the head. “Hey, wait a minute,” she said, “I had a fifty-dollar bill in my purse. Now I have two twenties and ten singles.”
“That’s right,” the boy replied. “The last time I found a purse the lady didn’t have any change for a reward.”
Leaders recognize an opportunity for recognition or praise when it presents itself. ─ Ken Chapman, Ph.D.