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Who Do You Choose to Be?

Who Do You Choose to Be?

Dec 8, 2017-- There have been other historical times that were volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous, and leaders arose to guide people through them. We are again in one such time. Margaret Wheatley calls on each of us to step forward to serve, rather than withdraw into denial and self-protection. She implores us to become leaders who create islands of sanity where good work still gets done and people enjoy healthy relationships in the midst of chaotic conditions, fierce opposition, and heart-breaking defeats. Wheatley describes the sane leader as someone who has unshakable faith in people's capacity to be generous, creative and kind and who creates the conditions for these capacities to blossom. She believes that even if we fail, we can be satisfied that we did the work well. She asks if we are ready to serve. Answer her questions to find out. (15652 reads)


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