Do You Have the Courage to Read Reading for Leading
17 October 2016 12:31 AM | 20 Comments
My intent today is to create new and realistic hope and purpose. But I need you to go uphill with me. Please don’t give up. Give me a few paragraphs before you do. Yes? Why make this unusual plea? Because I know that few leadership […]Read More
I Froze and Didn’t Lead
11 October 2016 12:28 AM | 25 Comments
Friends, I could not write Reading for Leading last night. Maybe it was just how upsetting that debate was. An AMERICAN presidential candidate called their opponent “the devil.” And said if he were president, “she would be in jail.” That is frightening. I have fearful […]Read More
Why We’re Scared to Lead
26 September 2016 4:36 AM | 4 Comments
I think she almost laughed at me. Kind of blurted an involuntary guffaw. But then my Teaching Assistant followed up her involuntary non-verbal display with sincere verbal reassurance. We were recapping the last 3 classes, all of which were led by students themselves. We were […]Read More
Who Authorized You?
19 September 2016 5:36 AM | 3 Comments
I am in the middle of an experiment in the course I am teaching to Masters in Public Policy students at Berkeley. I share this for two reasons that I hope you will find value in, and which I will explain in the 2 numbered […]Read More
Dirty Management Truth: What’s Up?
06 September 2016 5:26 AM | 2 Comments
Dirty truth: Most of us were never taught how to manage an individual, and especially when that individual goofed up. We mimic our parents, bosses, Murphy Brown, Donald Trump. We dislike it. They dislike it. It’s just something that has to be done, like vomiting […]Read More
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