Woman holding heart in the city.

Getting the Leaders We Deserve

Call it sour grapes, call it whatever you want: I have come to loathe that quote: “We get the leaders we deserve”. A simple google search shows us how meaningless this phrase has become. (and that we really have no idea who said it) And yet, as Ben encourages me to explore the idea of extreme ownership, I can’t turn away from asking myself. What was my/our part in how we got here? There are plenty o
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Destroying Deference + Love Letters

I’ve finally made the switch. When I first started this list, I thought it would be valued for its utility. As I’ve poured out my reflections and favorite resources, I’ve learned the value is more – it’s heart. As I share what’s rattling my bones, I’ve found yours are rattling, too. So this year, I’m reframing this list as love letters – letters about our minds, h
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