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5 Marks of a Calm Leader

We are not living in the most relaxing of times. I write this sentence in the middle of a global pandemic, but truth be told, you’ll likely be able to apply it at any...

Graduation(ish) Day

Tomorrow, our third-born will leave high school. It’s the continuation of a strange lifelong journey that began in the shadow of 9/11. Like everyone in his generation, Jase doesn’t remember a world without color-coded...

Stop. Listen. Read.

Our society is broken. We’ve backed into our corners, put up our fists, circled our wagons, and muted our enemies. Earlier this week, much of social media went dark with #blackouttuesday, an effort to...

Primer Posts

Volunteer Culture: Coaching and Correcting

You just landed on an every-once-in-a-while series called Primer Posts, a curated collection of my favorite articles and books on one particular topic. These are the resources I usually point to when people ask about getting...

Summer Reading List 2020: Mine

Earlier this week I pitched ten books that I think you should read this summer. But earlier still, I started polling friends on the socials to figure out what you’re reading that I should...