Throughout history there are many first. Mae Jemison was the first African American woman astronaut in space and added her name to a roster of firsts. Interestingly enough, her experiences, background, and insight are useful for leaders to follow.
Looking back throughout history, our nation’s leading ladies are examples of unparalleled wisdom. They sat poised next to the serving commander in chief. But, at the same time they stood and spoke up for justice on behalf of women. It might not have always been profound words that they said but it was their style, […]
Prolific business management consultant, author, and leadership guru Peter Drucker once said that “We spend a lot of time teaching our leaders what to do. We don’t spend enough time teaching them what to stop.” What a poignant thought for the times in which we live! One simple question is this: What can be done […]
Who knew that on that ordinary day in December 1955 that history would be made? Rosa Parks took a simple action of refusing to give up her seat. Her action has had an enduring affect. According to the Washington Post, the United States Postal Service honors her with U.S. “forever stamp” on what would have […]
It has only been the first thirty days of a new year and already the news media has gone berserk. News stories cover calamities, catastrophes, and chaos from one end of the globe to the other. But, for solid and grounded leaders it is not a time to fret. On the contrary, leaders among us […]