Tagged with fear

The Submissive Side of Leadership

Submissiveness and leadership may seem like an oxymoron. Effective leadership requires a strong vision, decisiveness, determination, and tenacity — and I certainly can’t argue with that. But at the same time, leaders need to allow themselves the opportunity to listen to others as well as environmental cues so that we can strategically — and creatively … Continue reading

L3: Fear not fear

Excerpt from Limitless Loving Leadership (ISBN 978-1-300-65933-4, 92 pages, $12.99) Artwork by fabulous Fruition Coalition intern, Samantha Dillon

Headbanger’s Rule #7: Taking a Chance

One of my favorite songs is Judas Priest’s Heading out to the Highway. I also love the video. Yes, I’m a bit of a tomboy. Anyway, the entire song is really inspirational. Early in the song, the lyrics state, “you get nothing for nothing, expect it when you’re backseat driving and your hands ain’t on … Continue reading

L3: Fearless

Excerpt from Limitless Loving Leadership (ISBN 978-1-300-65933-4, 92 pages, $12.99) Artwork by fabulous Fruition Coalition intern, Samantha Dillon

L3: Be a Friend to Your Fears

I once got a really nice email message from a program officer at a major foundation. She asked if we could schedule a phone meeting to discuss the consulting services offered by The Fruition Coalition. I was happy about the opportunity and honored to have been considered in this way. Then the fear set in. … Continue reading

My NIMBY Campaign

Some people are prejudiced and judgmental. Not in my backyard. Some people are indifferent toward people who are poor or homeless. Not in my backyard. Some people prefer to protect themselves rather than to serve humanity. Not in my backyard. Some people project their fears onto the world around them. Not in my backyard. Some … Continue reading

Unmask Me

“You’re still hiding in a mask, you take your fun seriously. No, don’t blow this year’s chance. Tomorrow your mold goes back on.” – Halloween, Dead Kennedys In the opening of The Madman, Khalil Gibran thanks the thieves who stole his seven masks and revealed to him the sweet kiss of the sun for the … Continue reading