Soul Searching: Do You Lead – Are You a Leader? I’d like to explore the distinction, as a way of getting you to think about your fundamental attitudes at work, in community, and at home. I am 99% sure that everyone who reads this blog leads, and I wonder if it would help if they-you … Continued
Month: July 2018
It’s pretty inescapable that individuals as leaders, and organizations as leaders . . . stretch. A couple examples. Amazon the ultimate elastic company just keeps stretching with almost daily experimentation – from incorporating Whole Foods to continually new advertising on its boxes to Prime Day (I was a victim of this modern day variant of … Continued
Dang it was a hard week. On the last day of the prior week, at the end of a wonderful time at Lake Michigan, I threw out my back (doing yoga, of all things). Crooked, bent and thus more than a little irritable, I returned to Berkeley to welcome and teach forty-two 30-and-40 year old … Continued
Visiting students from China, Japan, France, German, from Kenyon College, USC and UC Santa Barbara, oh and Berkeley jammed their way with me through a six-week course in leadership. It was akin to running a half-mile race; you can’t sprint, but you have to keep up a consistently fast pace. Eight hours of class and … Continued
I’ll be taking the week off and hope you as I celebrate the great gift of freedom. Remember “the price of liberty is eternal vigilance.”* For some leisurely 4th of July genesis of this famous, go here: http://www.thisdayinquotes.com/2011/01/eternal-vigilance-is-price-of-liberty.html And lead with your best self.