Platitudes have never helped me in my continuing evolution as a leader, so I find myself scoffing at glossy leadership memes. I decided to put together some substantive quotes from undeniable experts on the nature of leadership.
Oliver Stone took to discussing his recent film, and how it shouldn’t be misinterpreted based on his intentions. Rich Monetti reviews, and weighs in here.
Mike Kasdan says that mental health maladies like depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and autism reflect the diversity of our minds, and we should embrace them rather than stigmatize them.
“Who the hell is Diane Nash?”
John Hearn has noticed men weeping openly. He advises us not to dismiss the stoic men of the past.
In 1962, when Marilyn Monroe was queen, Ina Chadwick could never keep her union-leader father’s attention—until she picked up a .22-caliber rifle.
Eric Shapiro wonders if looking up to somebody, by its nature, pushes your own identity down.
What the Anthony Weiner scandal teaches us about cheating and power dynamics between the sexes in America.
President Obama said, Blanco’s work represents “the great strength and diversity of the American people.”
Emily Heist Moss asks a lot of her leaders, but one thing she doesn’t demand is fidelity.
Mark Ellis looks back on elections of the past, taking note of the convention that changed him from a Democrat to a Republican.
Why focus on the perceived stupidity of the few rather than the brilliance or courage or big-heartedness of the many?
Joanna Schroeder responds to Tom Matlack about Mimi Alford’s confession of an affair with JFK.
My first response was “give me a break.” And then I sat down and thought about it some more.