I believe that a leader is not only someone that leads a group, but someone who can do so in a kind, helpful manner.
Who Is Daniel Boone? What Did He Do?
Daniel Boone was a frontiersman, he traveled around countryside looking for adventure rather that be hunting or settling land, he was one who knew how to help others, help himself, and most importantly he could do it all while having a good time.
Who was Daniel Boone?
Boone led an expedition, known as the Westward Expansion, and discovered a trail through the Cumberland Gap
What did Daniel Boone do?
November 2, 1734
Berks County, PA
Early Life & Education
Daniel Boone was born into a large family of eleven with six brothers and five sisters
He had a normal childhood like other boys in the 1700's, he helped with the hunting and also helped with work around the house
Daniel Boone wasn't formally educated, however he did teach himself what were considered to be the basic reading and writing skills of that time
Daniel Boone made his living on and got his fun out of hunting
Daniel Boone had also participated in military expeditions being held in the area
Wife & Children
Rebecca Ann Bryan Boone (m. 1756-1813)
James was the first child of Daniel and Rebecca Boone and was born on May 3rd, 1757.
Israel was the second child and was born on January 25th, 1759.
Susannah was the third child and was born on November 20th, 1760.
Jemima was the fourth child and was born on October 4th, 1762.
Levina was the fifth child and was born on March 23rd, 1766.
Rebecca was the sixth child and was born on May 26th, 1768.
Daniel Morgan Boone was the seventh child and was born on Dec 23rd, 1769.
Jesse was the eighth child and was born on May 23rd, 1773.
William was the ninth child and was born on June 20th, 1775 but sadly he died soon after.
Nathan was the tenth and last child of Daniel and Rebecca Boone and was born on March 3rd, 1781.
What Was He Known For?
Daniel Boone was most famous for the discovery of the trail west of the Cumberland Gap
Daniel Boone was also known for participating in the French and Indian War
1. One of Daniel Boone's nicknames was the Big Turtle
2. There was a show in the 1900's about Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone knew that he wasn't getting anywhere with his legal issues so he decided to be proactive and get a fresh start by moving.
1. Be Proactive
There was a lot of fighting going on between settlers and tribes so Daniel put first things first and joined the military.
3. Put First Things First
Boone knew from a young age that his passion was hunting so he began with the end in mind, got all of his hunting supplies, and practiced.
2. Begin With The End In Mind
When he was assigned to guide a group of men to create a path to settle land, Boone had to think win-win so everyone could be happy and accomplish their goals.
4. Think Win-Win
Boone had support from his family therefore he was able to synergize and start his career in hunting early.
Daniel Boone was a patient man and he knew seek first to understand, then to be understood and that's how he found out about Kentucky.
5. Seek First To Understand, Then To Be Understood
When it came to thinking about hunting trips and other possibly risky things, Daniel Boone sharpened the saw and prepared for anything that could happen.
7. Sharpen The Saw
No matter what, Daniel Boone always tried and normally did have grace under pressure
He was able to handle responsibilities quickly and effectively