Community Leadership

Let’s decide to do something about decision fatigue

You are not alone. We are all navigating anxiety, loneliness, fatigue and grief, and it’s exhausting.

 

With 2020 behind us, it’s a good time to reflect, then act

Reflection is just the first part. It informs the driving question: What is needed now?

 

We have the power to choose our response to crisis

We do not welcome this pandemic. But we can embrace our resulting choices. Where will we choose to go?

 

During this outbreak, let’s be warriors

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s time for a renewed focus on making a difference.

Community leadership in an election year

Leadership is not a spectator sport, nor is citizenship. Let’s lead the way. Connect. Listen. Act.

Connecting the dots: Leadership and management

Connecting the dots: Leadership and management

Balancing leadership (the people side) and management (the process side) is a key to success.

Connecting the dots: Leadership and management
The career journey never really ends, so continue yours

The career journey never really ends, so continue yours

“Life is a continuous journey. You might as well enjoy the ride instead of just racing to the end.”

The career journey never really ends, so continue yours
What Ted Wenta taught Snohomish County about 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.

What Ted Wenta taught Snohomish County about leadership
A system that’s not broken still might need to be changed

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

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

A system that’s not broken still might need to be changed
When things go poorly, own the errors and learn from them

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.

When things go poorly, own the errors and learn from them
Leadership style can be as individual as your fingerprints

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.

Leadership style can be as individual as your fingerprints
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