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Water Day: Movements That Change the World

Today is water day…and I want to be part of a water movement that brings clean water to every person on the globe. Why? Because it’s a compelling cause: –The water crisis is at the heart of a daily emergency faced by a billion of the world’s most vulnerable people–a...

The Language of Movement Building: Think Pink!

We spend several sessions discussing the “language of leadership” at our Gettysburg “If Properly Led” Conferences, arguing that the leader has a “palette” of words by which he paints visions in people’s minds. Our primary...

Solitude and Leadership

I’ve been reflecting on a challenging lecture by Willaim Deresiewicz, given to the freshmen class (plebes) at West Point last October. He highlights the temptations to “climb the slippery pole of hierarchy” in today’s bureaucracies, becoming...

Leadership Paradigm Shifts

Leadership in the typically “organic” processes common to social and spiritual movements reflect some of the lessons being learned in today’s “virally networked” organizations. Michael Hyatt offers several lessons he’s learned from...