“The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her […]
As an author, it is a struggle to get my book into the public’s hand. I began to wonder how God feels about the Bible, the best selling book ever, which takes up shelf space in millions of people’s homes but is hardly ever read. “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a […]
“Had his whole life not been a quest for the superfluous, he would never have established himself so inexpugnably in the necessary. Prune down his extravagances, sober him, and you undo him.” William James from the Will to Believe. What do you will to believe? The joy of finally believing what you doubted for so […]
Put leadership creativity in hands of the young people. Give the young people a voice. Guided by an older, more mature executive team. Intuition is the result of trust and a strong culture. Don’t get intimidated by pace of change. The values are old fashion and guide us.
Uncertainty makes leadership necessary. Questions for leaders. 1. What would my successor do? Does the next guy have clarity we don’t? 2. What would a great leader do? Not considering my reputation. If we get better, people will demand we get bigger- Truett Kathy. 3. What story do I want to tell?