Tag Archives: leader

Helen Keller and the Power of Optimism

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.

My Essay about Malala Yousafzai appears in new book, Women and Global Leadership!

Malala Yousafzai: The Paradox and Power of Global Celebrity I’m proud to announce that my article appeared last month in Information Age Publishing’s new collection of essays about women and global leadership! This collection includes essays by many respected leadership specialists, including Barbara Kellerman, Susan Madsen, and Nancy Adler, and was published under the umbrella […]

Creating 5,000 musician-citizens-leaders across the US, a TED Prize wish

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Jose Antonio Abreu made a TED Prize wish in 2009 to train 50 musicians to start youth orchestras in their community. The final class of Sistema Fellows graduated this month. Photo: El Sistema On a drizzly spring day in Boston earlier this month, three dozen musicians mingled in the President’s…

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 […]

Do the best leaders really live in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, Calif.?

A witty blog about leadership and management — Thanks! And amen: the line between good leader/managers and bad leader managers often comes down to following this “commandment:” Support a holistic view of employee well-being. I’d do almost anything for a boss or company who leads from that holistic place….

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 –…

An obsession with annihilation: Darren Aronofsky’s Noah

Originally posted on The Stake:
*Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared at Hothouse Magazine. by Forest Lewis Cosmologist and atheist goon-squad member Lawrence Krauss has recently taken offense at Hollywood for pandering to theists as evidenced by such movies as The Son of God and Noah. According to Mr. Krauss these stories are facile and worse and shame on…