Category Aloha Leadership

Goldman Prize for Young Baltimore Environmental Leader, Destiny Watford

Grassroots Environmental Leadership in Baltimore Photo and excerpt information from ECOWATCH BALTIMORE, MD: Destiny Watford (center top photo) “Watford, now 20, became an environmental activist when she learned about Energy Answers’ proposal to build the incinerator in Curtis Bay. Her first-hand experience watching neighboring towns wither from industrial pollution motivated her to protect her battered […]

Can We Simply Lead?

Leading with authentic spirit means leading with love, which ultimately means leading simply. No matter how many theories we weave, no matter how complicated the tasks we must accomplish, the process is simple (but not easy). The path of great leadership, even great visionary leadership, is marked by presence, that is, leading by being, being […]

CLIMATE CHANGE FEATURE: Wendell Berry, The Art of Leadership

Today, I’m launching my first blog on leadership and climate change, looking for what we can do to make a difference, even now as we see the harsh realities we have created. I’m beginning with a poem by Wendell Berry, a writer who speaks plainly and eloquently to teach us the core leadership values we […]

The only gateway to the transcendence of powerlessness is acceptance – not agreement

Originally posted on The Future of Leadership is Collective:
Experiences of powerlessness are gateways to deeper perceptions of reality. The most disconcerting experiences sometimes help us to access a deeper sense of life in all its possibilities. When the boundaries of our constructed identity are shaken, and we find a way of integrating the disturbing…

New Research on an Attitude of #Gratitude and the #Business Bottom Line

Leadership and gratitude are usually linked with an idea that an appreciated follower is a happy one. But recent research indicates that leaders who cultivate gratitude may also have more ability to delay immediate gratification to build sustainable solutions and support a stronger long-term bottom line in business and personal finances. David Destino, in the […]

Other people’s paths

Originally posted on The Future of Leadership is Collective:
The developmental path of a leader is shaped by the way questions are posed and transformed as they inform the inner and outer search. The way of re-organizing memory through inquiry influences the art of finding new possibilities in life. There is an assumption here –…

The Land Of “But”; Where Ideas Go To Die

Originally posted on DCulberhouse:
Each day hundreds of thousands of ideas are formed, considered…and most often disregarded, cast-aside, and left to wither and die… Each day, ideas, both good and bad, survive and thrive or wither and die due to the mindset in which they are formed and the environment in which they are tossed…