Turning Pain into Purpose: Leon Ford’s Leadership Lessons

Melissa Daimler
4 min readJun 19, 2020
Credit: @LeonFordSpeaks Twitter

“I’m turning pain into purpose”-those are the words that Leon Ford shared earlier this week in a session with Dina Kaplan, founder of The Path.

There were about 100 people on the virtual zoom gathering. Each of us was processing our own pain as we listened intently to Leon’s. We were all visibly inspired by Leon’s courage to take something so traumatically awful and…

Melissa Daimler

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