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Posted on June 15, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

When I think about resilience, I consider historic figures, family members, and contemporary mentors who model this quality. Alongside this key quality, these folks also […]

Posted on June 15, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

When you consider the current environment— political and social polarization, the pandemic, economic recession, global tensions— resilience must be a preeminent quality in our organizations […]

Posted on June 15, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

An organization’s financial health is tied inextricably to the community’s overall health and resilience and vice versa. And, both require a laser like focus on […]

Posted on June 15, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

John Gardner, HEW Secretary in LBJ’S cabinet and founder of COMMON CAUSE AND INDEPENDENT SECTOR, was fond of saying that a problem is “just a […]

Posted on April 17, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

Individuals and organizations become and remain resilient with a strong sense of purpose, clear values and an adaptive approach. A number of years ago, I […]

Posted on April 17, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

It feels important to begin to answer this question by noting that I have never been a staff member or board member who watches the […]

Posted on April 17, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

Over the course of a year, an organization will ebb and flow, just as our earthly days flow between night and day and back to […]

Posted on April 17, 2020 In Executive Writer Series

At the end of a long summer afternoon, a sparrow flies low across a patch of purple lupine. To my surprise, it lands, bending the […]

Posted on December 16, 2019 In Executive Writer Series

At the annual The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) conference in Boston earlier in the month, we had the opportunity to hear Richard Weissbourd, of […]

Posted on December 12, 2019 In Executive Writer Series

In my second post for the Resilience Initiative Executive Series entitled, “Resilience Needs the Equilibrium of Both/And,” I wrote about the importance of creating and […]