Name: Robert Kayee
Organisation: Dreamers of today and the future
My name is Robert kayee, I was born on July 16, 1997 in Monrovia, Liberia. I am a high school graduate since 2018. And I was born to my beloved parents, Birch Kayee and Felecia Paul. Both parents are Liberian.
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1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?
What I found most challenging is, raising of funds to support those talented ones within the organization. But nevertheless with the little we can raise sometimes can help.
2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?
Overall I can say I become a leader by the Grace of God, because it's God that make leaders. My life style is a big inspiration to many youth in my community, and they decided to make me their leader.
3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?
My work days are structured, through the board of director and planing. And it's Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?
The recent leadership lesson I've learned is, let's go, we can do it, we will do it. A leader should always be part of the process, a real leader don't gives command but a true and God fearing leader, always take the lead, and allow others to follow.
5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?
One of the book that has had a profound impact on my leadership is, Global insight. This book shows me the difference between leaders and Bosses. And it has impacted greatly on my leadership. Boss says go but leader says let's go. Ever since I read this this book, I always want to part of every single activities or work
in my organization, I hate sitting back and giving command.
6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?
Work in the interest of the people, and seek for their views upon your leadership.
7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?
One meaning story that comes to mind is, never be reluctant and complaisant as a leader. Be strong and courageous.