Service

Praise for the (Extra) Ordinary Leader

Not obsessed with standing out Or moving up, Committed to the daily work And showing up.   Setting the example In action and words, He only asks of me What he expects of himself.   Answering my questions With a patient smile, She’s there for me When I feel uncertain.   Navigating the mysteries Of Continue reading Praise for the (Extra) Ordinary Leader

Humility is Inevitable. Humiliation is Optional.

“Life is a long lesson in humility.” ― J.M. Barrie Every day more news of some powerful man or woman humiliated by the revelation of a story they believed they could hide or a problem they did not want to admit. It didn’t have to end that way. At some point in their lives, perhaps Continue reading Humility is Inevitable. Humiliation is Optional.

7 Ways a Periodic Paradigm Shift Will Make You a Better Leader

Go somewhere. You will be uncomfortable. You will need help. You don’t have a title. And you don’t make the plans. Do something. You’ve never done before. With people that you don’t know. In a place that you’ve never been. For a very different purpose. I returned last Saturday from a week of service in the Dominican Republic. Continue reading 7 Ways a Periodic Paradigm Shift Will Make You a Better Leader