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The Year of Servant Leadership in Review

“Great leaders start within.” It has been an amazing year for my learning blog, Lead.From.Within. Who knew the journey would yield great learning experiences (and yet more to come), allow me to network with many great leaders, and get my message across to leaders in 38 countries!!! Wow, for a person who just started learning […]

2015 in review

Thank you to all of my blog followers! Without you, I can’t continue to teach Servant Leadership. I am excited and hopeful for 2016! Thank you for sharing in my journey in 2015. #Servant Leadership #Lead.From.Within.   A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 620 times in 2015. If […]

Partnering with Science

  “As my comprehension of science has grown, it has gradually become evident to me that, insofar as understanding the physical world is concerned, there are many areas of traditional Buddhist thought where our explanations and theories are rudimentary when compared with those of modern science. But, at the same time, even in the most […]

The Kindness Revolution

“My religion is Kindness.” – Dalai Lama XIV Servant Leaders understand that kindness is the way for an authentic leader. In Goleman’s book, A Force For Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World, chapter three, The Kindness Revolution, the Dalai Lama tells a story, in a room filled with eight thousand people at Emory […]

Emotional Hygiene

“Now there are many, many people in the world, but relatively few with whom we interact, and even fewer who cause us problems. So when you come across such a chance for practicing patience and tolerance, you should treat it with gratitude. It is rare. Just as having unexpectedly found a treasure in your own […]

Reinvent the Future

“Whether you believe in God or not does not matter so much, whether you believe in Buddha or not does not matter so much; as a Buddhist, whether you believe in reincarnation or not does not matter so much. You must lead a good life. And a good life does not mean just good food, […]


David Berry’s excellent read on recovery. A must read!

A Propensity to Trust

ANNOUNCEMENT: This blog post will conclude our series on trust and our guidebook, The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything. I am excited about our next 12-week series on Compassion. For this series, we will use the book, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World by Daniel Goleman. […]

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