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Monthly Archive for January, 2013

A More Radical Way

When I was as smart as most fifth graders in 1965 in Montgomery, AL, two of my heroes were Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Most everyone I knew shared the feelings for the former. But I didn’t tell anyone about the latter when he led a march in March from my […]

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Transforming Trash

I was inspired today by children in Paraguay who live on a landfill, and wanted to share it with you. Children make their own musical instruments, transforming trash into music.  This is about love, courage and creativity. Their creativity has me wondering.  Maybe if we take whatever we have, as little or as much as […]

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Facing Fears

  A few months ago I participated in a Healthcare Leadership Academy retreat for about 20-25 leaders from the Health System where I work.  This was not a lecture day, but an experiential learning about leadership via a ropes course. The goal of one of the exercises was to learn to push through the boundaries […]

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