She/he asks: What can we learn when things don’t go as expected?

Friends, My wife Jennifer, son Jack and I panted and fussed our way over the considerable hills of Oakland on Sunday.  Jen signed us up for a Terraloco run (“crazy earth”)  a 5K unlike any we’d experienced.  About 75 people met in the Leaning Tower Pizzeria in downtown Oakland, and they gave us all a … Continued

The Irony of Adversaries – Part 2 on the best self

Friends, Last week I wrote about the need we all have as leaders to become aware of our judgments of others – our mental whipping boys. My point was to develop the skill of stepping outside your judgments and strong opinions and to see yourself judging. Let me exemplify this and push to why it … Continued