Tag Archives: Gandhi

Becoming The Leaders the World Needs: Dare to be Different

People do a lot of foolish things, and we know that because, in retrospect, we can see exactly how dumb we were! Take the hopeful, clueless love of science and propaganda that justified atomic bomb test viewing parties in Las Vegas — a real tourist draw! Mother and child watching bomb test (look at the […]

Varanasi – India

Originally posted on Landscapes and Faces:
Sometimes leadership is visual, is viral, is about telling a truth in a heart soundbyte. In this way, we can all find a moment for a breath of hope, inspiration and awakening. The next breath, what we say or do — that’s up to us…. Landscapes and Faces View original post

BE Yourself: Authentic leadership as a spiritual practice

Be Yourself. That’s the advice we get when we launch ourselves into the world, full of dreams that we can lead a revolution in thinking, knowing, being. We choose a career, submit to the training required, and dive into our vocation. Most of us want to “be the change we want to see in the […]

Leadership Lessons from Dreamworks Studio: the stories we love become the morals we live by

The fun list blog 12most.com posted an interesting list in October — 12 Most Animated Leadership Lessons from Dreamworks Movies. It’s a fun read, going from common sense to visionary to silly and inspiring. Some of them are classic leadership rhetoric. How to Train Your Dragon: “the threat may be the opportunity.” Over the Hedge: […]

Update: Pussy Riot’s Visible Leader Nadazhda Tolokonnikova on Hunger Strike. From Irreverent Art Revolutionary to Eloquent Cultural Whistleblower

On Monday, Nadazhda Tolokonnikova went on a hunger strike to protest conditions in the labor camp where she has been imprisoned for “hooliganism” because of a punk rock protest in Russia’s largest cathedral. Her letter published yesterday in the Guardian named inhuman conditions and immediate punishments for speaking out or working together. Although her status […]

Art on the Leading Edge: Malala Yousafzai and Gavin Aung Than

Leaders inspire art that is inspiring. Here’s a great offering by Gavin Aung Than that I found on the blog ZenPencils. I love the simplicity and transformation that shows the determination and clarity of Yousafzai’s recovery and continued activism. It’s an impressive example of how art can express a story so compellingly. There’s something about […]