Everywhere we turn, it seems, we find ourselves face to face with a humanity, especially given the advances of the twenty-first century, that is bogged down in war, divided, and afraid. Yet so many are resolved to turn their heads … Continue reading
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When someone asks you, ‘Where are you going?,’ remember what the Lakota teach: I go forth to serve my people.
Leaders, because our walk, whether we like it or not, does our talking for us, it seems to me we would do well to heed Morpheus’ advice to Neo: “There’s a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” … Continue reading
Earlier this week, I tweeted “To pursue happiness is to keep it out of reach. To find it, look not for it.” Chuang Tzu, writing around 300 BC, had this to say: “If you ask ‘what ought to be done’ … Continue reading
I often drop by to read Harry Tucker‘s insightful Observations and Musings. Harry recently asked, Why Do Heroes Stand Out? My response follows: Harry, thank you for sharing this inspiring story AND prompting us to consider its relevance in a … Continue reading
“That which acts on all and meddles in none — is heaven … The Kingly Man realizes this, hides it in his heart, Grows boundless, wide-minded, draws all to himself. And so he lets the gold lie hidden in the … Continue reading
A recent post from the Modern Servant Leader, Ben Lichtenwalner urges us to (re)consider our understanding of and commitment to leadership. Following Morpheus’ example, he offers us a choice, red or blue? Folks often find it difficult to make a … Continue reading
Seth Godin recently posted a very insightful statement to his blog: “You know something is important when you’re willing to let someone else take the credit if that’s what it takes to get it done.” I certainly agree with Seth, … Continue reading
“What good will it do you to take by force that which you may have by love?” ~Powhatan (father of Pocahontas), 1607 Friends, a survey making the rounds in Facebook asks whether we (Americans) should require our children to recite … Continue reading
Leadership is not about political party no matter what those who can benefit from dividing us want us to think; instead, leadership’s about people. And we, the people, need to be about the business of lifting one another rather than … Continue reading