on leadership: dead reckoning

Sometimes circumstances require that you calculate your position using no information other than knowledge of your previous direction and distance traveled. Of course, this statement specifically refers to marine navigation, but it serves as a rather good metaphor for life and leadership. Two years ago I became “Emily”, drawing courage only from deep confidence in […]

principles of respectable self-promotion

I generally limit my writing about leadership to 128 character declarations (the length of a tweet minus the “#leadership” tag). Anything longer feels too verbose for the subject. However, I’ve been asked twice in the last week for advice on self-promotion, and need a bit more space to wrestle the ideas into prose: Promote those […]