Marie Kondo has caught a wave, coursing across international boundaries. Her techniques for de-cluttering have touched a nerve in the United States. A billion-dollar personal storage industry is but one manifestation of the pack rat tendency that has crept up on the world’s wealthiest nation.[Read more…]
Have you drafted the blueprint for your life?
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks for twenty minutes on this fundamental question.
Who Are You Serving?
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. offers a brilliant analysis of service.
Where can we find them?
The premise–stated or unstated–is that there’s a leadership gap today.
Who can argue against the spectacular failures of leadership in large institutions? They range from the White House and Congress (whether in the hands of the Democrats or Republicans); to Wall Street and back around to Main Street; in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors (including religious institutions); around the world.
It’s easy–perhaps too easy–to find reason for disappointment. And yet… there is also reason for optimism.
It’s often said that these are among the worst of times for leadership… it’s also, arguably, the best of times.
This list is updated quarterly. Please send your suggestions of other inspiring 21st century leaders.
2019 marks the centenary of the death of Theodore Roosevelt. It’s a fitting time to take stock of TR and his legacy amid the challenges of a new century.