Pollsters say reading is in decline. As an author and former publishing executive, the statistics make me wince. But I’m optimistic for another reason. Why? A readership crisis is really a leadership crisis. And for people who know how to respond, crisis is just another way of saying opportunity.
Archive for Empathy
I was recently talking to a neighbor about an ordinance being considered by our city council. She didn’t like it and felt strongly that it shouldn’t pass. She went on to make the case to me, raising several valid points I had not considered before. I reminded her that the city was holding a public […]
Yesterday, I had my first root canal. I expected the worst. Thanks to the endodontist who performed the procedure, it was a non-event, In the process, he demonstrated six leadership skills that apply to all of us.
I have been reading the book, Outlive Your Life, by Max Lucado. In the book Lucado asks a simple but powerful question: Do you see through people or into people? This question has been challenging me all week to examine how I interact and communicate with the people around me.
The incarnation is the Christian teaching that God became man. This teaching is beginning to have an enormous impact on my practice of leadership.