Tag Archives: Bill McKibben

Entertaining Apocalypse: Bad Leadership at its Most Earnestly Tragically Horrible

Let me be the first to say that I agree — we’re in trouble. Just today, on a ride to the post office to get my mail, my friend and I discussed rising sea levels, the seemingly inevitable gradual destruction of croplands with climate change, failures in medicare treatment procedures, and the challenges to running […]

Altruism and Leadership: Service and the Alleviation of Suffering

This quote crossed my desk today, from the intriguing little book, The Pocket Dalai Lama. I often turn to this great leader (scientist, philosopher, visionary) for plainspoken truths. “ALTRUISM AND INNER PEACE We humans are social beings. We come into the world as the result of others’ actions. We survive here in dependence on others. Whether […]