Getting Through: Hard Times and Resiliency

  “You let time pass. That’s the cure. You survive the days. You float like a rabid ghost through the weeks. You cry and wallow and lament and scratch your way back up through the months. And then one day you find yourself alone on a bench in the sun and you close your eyes … Continue reading

The Refining Fires of Leadership: Surviving and Reemerging from Failure or Loss

All great leaders have faced a moment or moments in their lives when they experienced great loss, engaged in personal failings, faced some health or financial calamity, or met a moment that was beyond their ability to handle. It is the “crucible of leadership,” as Warren Bennis and Robert J. Thomas named these experiences in … Continue reading