Tag Archives: America

Corporations Leading from the Right Side of History: “If we didn’t do it, who would?”

Jena McGregor, a columnist for the Washington Post’s On Leadership blog, made some interesting observations this week about the controversy in Arizona and the ways corporate leaders all over the country are weighing in to the gay rights debate, the latest installment in America’s culture wars. She wrote: “Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto Wednesday of Arizona’s controversial SB1062, […]

Rob Ford and the Crisis in Toronto: What does this circus say about leadership in crisis?

On November 18, Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, crashed a football game to party with fans, even though the league’s Commissioner requested he not attend. Ford has made Toronto famous all over the world by recently admitting he had indeed smoked crack, and been videotaped smoking it, but not because he’s an addict — […]

Walt Whitman on Election Day: The Power of the Vote!

Hereʻs insight into the importance of by Americaʻs maverick genius visionary leader, the poet Walt Whitman. Election Day, November, 1884 If I should need to name, O Western World, your powerfulest scene and show, ‘Twould not be you, Niagara–nor you, ye limitless prairies–nor your huge rifts of canyons, Colorado, Nor you, Yosemite–nor Yellowstone, with all […]