Wind, Wings, and Interdependence

Wind, Wings, and Interdependence

I have just come back from an extended weekend vacation on the North Shore of Lake Superior. It is my annual visit to this inspiring place and a wonderful way to anchor myself in nature and spend time communing with the big lake and walking in the forests. This year,...
Learning to Walk into the Unknown

Learning to Walk into the Unknown

A few years ago, I had an opportunity to hike down the Angel Bright Trail that takes people from the rim of the Grand Canyon to the base of the canyon. There were several interesting lessons from this hike.  The first was experiencing the noise of the parking lot and...
Leadership Lessons from Wild Rice

Leadership Lessons from Wild Rice

In my last blog What if Leadership Exists in Abundance, I invited people to imagine an abundance instead of scarcity of leadership. If we believed leadership could occur throughout our organizations and communities, would we have higher expectations of our leaders? If...
What If Leadership Exists in Abundance?

What If Leadership Exists in Abundance?

The prevailing belief today is that leadership is a scarce commodity in our organizations. What if this wasn’t true? Nature depends on self-organization to ensure life continues to exist and evolve. The self-organization in nature looks a lot like leadership in...