Compassion breeds flexibility, not permission

One of the fears some leaders have us that allowing for more compassion will breed anarchy, chaos, and disrespect. I have found this to be the opposite. Compassion may breed flexibility but if anything there is more respect when compassion isn't permissive leadership. Permissive leadership, much like permissive parenting, allows for everyone to have a … Continue reading Compassion breeds flexibility, not permission

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Don’t Speak

Recently I had my tooth extracted. I will spare you the details but afterwards I wasn't allowed to talk for a while. Trying to wrangle a toddler without talking is definitely challenging! My daughter and I were walking outside and she stole a neighbors newspaper and started running. After getting over my shock at the … Continue reading Don’t Speak