Community Leadership

What Ted Wenta taught Snohomish County about leadership

A colleague recalls what she learned from the late YMCA executive and former Everett School Board member.

 

A system that’s not broken still might need to be changed

Sometimes governments, school districts, businesses and nonprofits are designed to sustain oppression.

 

When things go poorly, own the errors and learn from them

Busy leaders should also slow down, take a breath, listen — and take the time to teach.

 

Leadership style can be as individual as your fingerprints

When we help out, encourage others and try to make a difference, we’re playing a valuable role.