Monthly Archives: July 2011

Moment of Recognition

I have heard that self-esteem in children is related to their parents “seeing” them. That is, a child needs a care-giver to see something in him or her that the child does not or cannot yet see. When I said to my little daughter many years ago, “what a beautiful picture of a horse, you […]

On Hypocrisy and Self-Protection

A typical injunction is that leaders should always “walk their talk.” A cost of leading, perhaps, the price of being in a more exposed and influential place where the scrutiny is that much greater. As a culture, we all seemed tuned to search for hypocrisy in other leaders, always ready to share a disappointment in […]