4 Ways White Folk Can Lead When it Comes to Race


Thanks for all the great comments last week in response to my blog about whether you would have the courage to read a (rather long) Reading for Leading about race in America.  If you missed last week’s missive it was about how as white folk, we have a tremendous opportunity to educate ourselves and become … Continued

Do You Have the Courage to Read Reading for Leading

My intent today is to create new and realistic hope and purpose. But I need you to go uphill with me. Please don’t give up. Give me a few paragraphs before you do. Yes? Why make this unusual plea? Because I know that few leadership topics generate the level of hopelessness that is caused by … Continued

I Froze and Didn’t Lead

Friends, I could not write Reading for Leading last night. Maybe it was just how upsetting that debate was. An AMERICAN presidential candidate called their opponent “the devil.” And said if he were president, “she would be in jail.” That is frightening.  I have fearful deep emotional impulses about my great tribe, a.k.a., Americans. But … Continued