Mr. Wood’s Love and Wisdom…

by | Jan 21, 2021

“Mr. Woods” is one of my subconscious angels. He represents my very first experience as a young man learning to navigate my life and career.

As humans, we overcome great challenges in life. We seek guidance and wisdom from trusted mentors and leaders.

Mr. Woods saw enthusiasm and a smile in me. He knew I was a learner. He had confidence in me.

Mr. Woods inspired me with his enthusiasm for life. He gave me hope for a better future.

Mr. Woods showed me how to feel good about myself. He lifted me up while teaching me skills and behaviors that made me a better person and professional.

Mr. Woods helped me realize the importance of empathy for others, especially customers and team members. He was a great manager who cared about me and all of us.

Mr. Woods showed me how to collaborate with others. He taught me the value of teamwork.

Mr. Woods showed how to be supportive while being firm and forceful too. He expected results in our work.

Mr. Woods showed me leadership while succeeding as a team. “Manage up,” he would say often.

Mr. Woods was a great coach! He gave his team credit for our success. He also pulled me and others up when we were down.

Mr. Woods loved all of us, not just some of us…

I will share quotes of wisdom going forward. I picked Mr. Woods to help me with his wisdom.

Mr. Woods provides my soul with wisdom for everyday life. I count on him to help me select the best quotes of the day to help us with encouragement and inspiration.

Look for Mr. Woods on my Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages.

In memory of Mr. Woods…

About the author

Steve Sparks is a retired information technology sales and marketing executive with over 35 years of industry experience, including a Bachelors’ in Management from St. Mary’s College. His creative outlet is as a non-fiction author, writing about his roots as a post-WWII US Navy military child growing up in the 1950s-1960s.
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