"Everything can be taken from man but one thing: the last of human freedoms
to choose one's own attitude in any set of circumstances, to choose one's own way."

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Leadership Notes -- Thoughts on Leading People and Making a Difference in Organizations

Word count this issue: 139

Estimated reading time:  2:15 (including 1:43 video clip)


In Canada and the US we are heading into our national holidays, on July 1 and July 4 respectively. In the midst of xenophobia, sexism, homophobia and racism rampant in so much public discourse, I wonder what you and I as leaders might do to bring more sense, reflection and wisdom to our teams, organizations and communities.


Yesterday, President Barak Obama spoke to both Houses of the Canadian Parliament. Here is is brief clip of that speech. Perhaps we might all learn from his presence, wisdom and clarity as we celebrate our respective national days.