Category Archives: Leadership

Airplanes and objectivity

My most recent flight was at nighttime. I was sitting in a window seat a bit behind the wing. On the rear side of the wing almost at the tip was a very bright flashing light–the light you might see … Continue reading

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City Year (internally) published an essay of mine!

City Year’s national office has published an essay of mine! It is posted on CYconnect, City Year’s internal communication system. Unfortunately, it does not seem to be accessible by non-City Year people. If you do have a CYconnect login, the … Continue reading

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Must a leader be (perceived as being) full of certainty in order to be successful?

I read an article by Ron Elving about Paul Ryan’s VP nomination speech at the Republican convention. The piece includes the following: Ryan turns on conservatives with his incandescent devotion to a set of ideas. He is steeped in his … Continue reading

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