Everyone feels stuck at some point. Stuck in a job they don’t enjoy, stuck in a community they would rather not live in, stuck in a relationship that no longer feels as good as it once did. Stuck in anything not only feels awful, it means that we believe we are no longer making progress, … Continue reading Stuck? Creativity Is a Leader’s Friend
Having made two trips to Egypt since the Arab Spring to work with current and emerging political leaders, I closely follow its ever-changing political situation. In the past week, the protests that allowed the country to exercise its voice for democracy has turned into ugly battles between the right and left, between those feeling unempowered … Continue reading America at 237: A Guiding Light or A Dimming Beacon?
Politico’s story on Bill Clinton’s recent 70-percent approval rating, the highest ever recorded for him, attributes his popularity to his ever increasing focus on global issues eschewing political firestorms. While the former President has clearly evolved into a man focused on creating solutions to “neutral problems,” is this an evolution of character or the making … Continue reading Is Being Less Political Key to a Good Leader?
No one doubted that Oprah Winfrey would wow Harvard University in our nation’s springtime tradition of commencement addresses by celebrities of various stripes and vocations. True to any speech that resonates with audiences it is not only the truths with dustings of humor, it is the glimpses of the people delivering them that keeps us … Continue reading Keep Opening to Your Purpose
One of the most powerful tools for leaders is choice. Moving beyond reacting to outside circumstances and consciously evaluating situations from a higher level allows for well informed actions and ultimately better results. Reaction keeps one focused on the problem when paying attention to what’s working may be the way toward solution. For many of … Continue reading Pay Attention to What’s Working
I’m good at acting, but I may be more inclined to do something that I’m less good at and more interested in. The most dangerous thing is buying into the idea of what you’re supposed to be, the projection of what people think you are. If I’ve done the best I can do and my … Continue reading Just Because I Am Good At It, Doesn’t Mean I Love It
The NPR story “I Know I Am Suppose To Follow My Passion. But What If I Don’t Have A Passion?” chronicles a question for Ivy League graduate Max Kornblith to economist Tyler Cowen asking how to find a passion and how important is it to do so before starting a career. Cowen, intrigued by the … Continue reading Got Passion? Three Reasons You Might Not
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