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Leadership Library Review: Leader as Healer by Nicholas Janni (LID, 2022)

August 2022 The cultures in which toxic leaders hold the greatest power are those that uphold the outmoded belief that traits like empathy, vulnerability and connection equate to weakness…Executors endorse these biases, while Healers dismantle them. The Leader as Healer … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — “The Pause Principle: Step Back to Lead Forward” by Kevin Cashman (Berrett-Koehler, 2012)

July 2021 All real change begins with self-change; pause is a catalyst of self-change. – Kevin Cashman I loved Cashman’s previous leadership handbook, Leadership from the Inside Out, which I previously reviewed here in the Leadership Library and wrote about … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — A Trifecta of Soul Balms: Three Books for Autumn in the Pandemic

September 2020 “Joy is the kind of happiness that doesn’t depend on what happens.” –David Steindl-Rast A Trifecta of Soul Balms: Three Books for Autumn in the Pandemic Are you nervous about the fall and winter?  I am.  Perhaps like … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation” by John Lewis

August 2020 “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation” by John Lewis (New York Times, 7/30/20) “Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part to help build what we called … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Leadership Purpose

April 2018 Leadership Purpose What are the big take-aways? My state’s Republican governor, Phil Scott, said in a recent statement he plans to sign the new gun laws that were just passed at the end of March by the Vermont … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

July 2017 A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger (Bloomsbury, 2014) What are the big take-aways? A More Beautiful Question is a thorough and enlivening “inquiry into inquiry.” The book insightfully explores … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review — Mo’Ne Davis: Remember My Name

September 2015 Mo’Ne Davis: Remember My Name by Mo’Ne Davis with Hilary Beard (Harper, 2015) What are the big take-aways? An unusual autobiography written by a teenager, Remember My Name tells the first-hand story about how an African-American girl from … Continue reading

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