May 29, 2020
This episode takes on the question of life as a journey, with reflections on Red Lake, and why your life may be more like a Baker, Farmer, Soldier, Navigator, Monk, Negotiator/Peacemaker, or Butler--and why those patterns of life matter.
My hope is that next season will find me back in my normal studio setting. Thanks for your patience with the sound quality--there's only so much that digital tools can do.
The Summer Day, Mary Oliver -- with thanks to the Library of Congress.
May 21, 2020
Leaders are supposed to be dealing in hope, but why that's difficult when an organization goes off the rails. When that happens, despair is the result.
May 14, 2020
Sometimes you need to be the mentor, and sometimes you need to be the mentee. Either way, that baton is not going to pass itself.
May 7, 2020
Personal Moral Development has three tiers--where do you find yourself?
April 30, 2020
Your decisions may not be your own, thanks to normativity and the way culture shapes our thinking. A few tips for leaders on facing life's conundrums.
April 23, 2020
After a longer-than-expected Easter Break, GreatRidge Station is back on track. If you find yourself in the situation of leading a remote team, you'll want to think about how you do that--and how you track success. Suddenly, this content is even more relevant, in light of COVID-19.
April 2, 2020
Tales from the field: Leading virtual teams requires some self-discipline, and a few practices that every leader ought to master.
March 26, 2020
Plan ahead by planning behind. There are methods and tools for making real progress toward your goals--if you know what they are.
Here's the link to the article from Sister Mary Catherine Perry -- She's been social distancing for 29 years
March 19, 2020
This episode was originally planned about 3 months ago, and it seems particularly relevant now. A few pertinent thoughts on how leaders can prepare for the unexpected.
March 12, 2020
This episode addresses the complexities of leading the people in your neighborhood: the creators, critics, sustainers, collectors, joiners, spectators, inactives, and some things you need to know to lead well. This is episode 2 of 2.
I referenced this text by Todd Henry: Herding Tigers