Archive | January, 2013

Is Your Boss a Psychopath? Are You?

From Volume 6, Issue 1:Leaders of all stripes—corporate, volunteer, even presidents of the United States—often exhibit symptoms of psychopathy. So where do we draw the line? When is psychopathy criminal, and when is it seen as “bold leadership”? Would you receive a diagnosis of psychopathy, and what would that really say about you?

Our Teachers Are Waiting

From Volume 6, Issue 1:“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”

~ Buddha Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni

Where do these teachers come from? The proverb seems to place responsibility for “appearing” on the teacher. It’s as if teachers were limited resources, sitting on the sidelines of life just waiting for students. My take is that “teachers” are an unlimited resource, with dozens, hundreds, perhaps thousands of teachers for each one of us.

Moment of Clarity, January 2013: Coach Gandalf