Tag Archives: zombie

Carine McCandless and #IntotheWild: Challenging the Ungrounded Zombie Leadership Celebrity of her Brother’s Legacy

Sometimes leadership can be simply setting the record straight, challenging the myths that oversimplify the story of a leader or celebrity. Chris McCandless was neither a hero nor a fool; he was a troubled young man trying to find peace and live his principles. But we have turned him into an icon. Correcting that myth […]

#BlackFriday: Are We Shopping Sheep or Creative #Followers?

Last year, I wrote about the zombie followers lining up for Black Friday deals. (By the way, I was one of them!) This year, I’m on a budget and in impulse buy recovery, so I’ve decided not to shop today. (When my online “deals” came in the mail, several of them weren’t exactly what I […]

Black Friday, Zombie Deals and the Economic Burden on American Followership

Zombie hordes figured prominently in the 2012 US election hoo-ha. We had the general Halloween zombie cartoons about brainless followers of the wrong candidate. (Republican or Democrat, everyone was slapped with that accusation at some point!) And Joss Whedon’s brilliant celebration of Romney’s vision to create Zombie Apocalypse made “Zomney” a catch word of the […]

Be a Leader, Not a Zombie: Zombie Candidates and Voters after All Hallows Eve…

News from the Zombies As you can see, there have been a lot of images about zombie candidates, not just for Romney, kind of a seasonal meme (viral concept). The main theme seems to be that the followers of the undead candidates are brainless. And in fact none of us are brain dead, although as […]

In the wrong mind, our greatest tool becomes dangerous…

Harold vs. Lio? Make Your Bets! Just see what Lio does with Harold’s purple crayon! Both are, by the way, being deeply authentic, according to their characters, interests, values and goals! But look at the difference! Harold, from Crockett Johnsonʻs  famous and delightful children’s book, Harold and the Purple Crayon, uses his imagination and his […]