A few weeks ago, I reflected about leaders who are all about service to others. Several names came to mind and then I remembered a book that I read last year from Senator Henry L. Marsh III. He had penned his memoirs and shared reflections from over a 50-year time period and his experiences as […]
Local and national coverage featured a story about the first statue in Richmond, Virginia honoring Maggie Walker. Locally she is know for her contributions as an entrepreneur, teacher, advocate, newspaper publisher, bank owner, and mother. But, the truth is this: Maggie Walker is a leadership icon before her time and with a legacy that goes […]
Every now and then a leader will emerge during a time of crisis. Hurricane Irene blazed through my backyard and so many others along the eastern seaboard. But, what really emerged was a hero from within the devastation.
July 10th would have been the 68th birthday for former tennis star Arthur Ashe. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia he was the winner of three grand slam titles. After a blood transfusion for a necessary heart surgery; however, he contracted AIDS that later marked his untimely death. But, beyond his legacy as one of […]