Everyone Needs a “Blocker”: Leadership Lessons from Nebraska

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Friendship.  It’s a life saver. I’ve been lucky.  I’ve had many friends but I’ve also gone through times in my life when people who I thought were my friends were somehow absent when I really needed one. I’ve also had…

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Leadership Can Be Giving Your Last Bucket of Sand or Singing A Song to Ease the Hurt

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A few days after Sandy, I found this sign stapled to a poll on the beach in New Dorp, Staten Island.  It reads, Thank you to the little girl who gave me her last bucket of sand from the beach…

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