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I get to work with some phenomenally impressive people.Time after time I am amazed by the intelligence, insight, dedication, and accomplishments of charity leaders; truly some unsung heroes. In many cases they are people with rare and remarkable talents, who have then honed their craft through years of experience to be truly exceptional in their fields.But it’s not really the technical mastery that impresses me most. My favourites among the leaders I work with are those who remain curious, trying new things personally and professionally. Those who take up new hobbies,SEE DETAILS

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It’s all so much.I don’t really know if the issues and injustices in the world today are really bigger than at other times, but it feels that way sometimes. Maybe its just the massive volume of incoming content and commentary bombarding us 24/7. Maybe its the ease with which we can be exposed to matters from every corner of the world. Whatever it is, it can be overwhelming.Leaders are driven to respond. We want to do something. We want to make a difference.The tendency to take action serves us wellSEE DETAILS

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Silos suck.(Except for agricultural storage I guess.)The strong tendency for departments, teams, or groups to be loyal to one another but competitive or critical of others in the same organization is common and damaging. We’ve all seen it. Most of us have been part of it. Sometimes we justify it.Of course its a problem, but its also understandable. We spend most of our time working with our closest team and have more understanding with them than with everybody else. Being accountable to organizational goals over which we have less influenceSEE DETAILS

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Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels Many years ago I led programs for teens at a large summer camp. At the end of one three week program I wrote a report to my supervisors that included the story of one of our teenage campers, I’ll call him Gavin. The story was meant to illustrate the kind of impact the program was having on young people and it shared some aspects of Gavin’s story that he had shared with me in our personal conversations. In that report, as in this post, ISEE DETAILS

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Watch this post as a video.Grinding or sprinting, there’s nothing in between.For so many leaders, and the people we serve, right now there is deep fatigue. It shows up in many ways that make leading more difficult now than it was in the early days of the pandemic. The end may be coming into sight, but there is still a significant distance to travel and many challenges along the way.Many people have found a way to keep moving forward despite all the difficulties. Like soldiers on a long march orSEE DETAILS

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