In recent blog posts I have written about Stark County Commissioner Ken Zander, as I think that he serves as an inspiration and role model for men in Dickinson. By his own example, Ken Zander has shown how to live life to its fullest, to go after what you want, that winners never quit, and quitters never win.
Now it is time to give men in Dickinson, an even more powerful example of how they should conduct themselves and live their lives. You see, men must believe in themselves, they must believe in what they are doing, they must have conviction.
I look around in Dickinson, and I see too many men acting like lap dogs. I ask you, what good is a lap dog as a leader? What good is a lap dog when there is work to be done? What good is a lap dog when there is danger lurking?
In this example of a man that I will give shortly, this is how men in Dickinson should act, whether they are a bar owner, a restaurant owner, a barber, the manager of a car dealer service department, the Mayor, the Chief of Police, or the Sheriff. You must believe in what you are doing, you must have conviction!
Here, the actor Klaus Kinski portraying Lope de Aguirre, he keeps his head, his focus, his determination, when all of the others around him have given up, that is what makes him a man among men, and a leader of men. He is fearless, courageous, determined, and resolute. He believes in himself, and in what he is doing: