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The Pot Roast Story – A Leadership Tale

Why do we do things the way that we do?  What was the initial source of those habits and methods?  And are they relevant today?  And why ask this question in the context of leadership? A brief story may help to explain this: A young woman is preparing a pot roast while her friend looks on.  …

Seeing “I” to “I”

Each of us has a human need to belong…to be a part of community. So we join fraternities, clubs, and groups of one sort or another, in our attempt to fill our most basic need for connection to others. And as leaders, our role in the group is to create “buy in” and to build …

Filling Big Shoes

I was lucky to be “just like” my grandmother. Now, many of us don’t think of grandmothers as role models for leadership.  They bake cookies and take us to the zoo.  But my grandmother was a family legend.   She could play a concerto on the piano after the concert – without music.  She took two …