If the world of leadership is the world of action, why does being reflective matter? Why take time out? Why explore the inner world of thought and feeling, the quieter outer processes of dialogue and conversation?
This guidebook provides answers to those questions. And it offers intriguing, refreshing and satisfying ways to deepen our leadership capacities through reflection.
It is a pocket resource for those who lead by title as well as those who simply make the world a better place by their example. An aid to leaders who are on the run, it is particularly meant for those weary souls who need to find a breathing space in their busy lives in order to be more powerful in service to what matters most to them.
It reflects the author's words from her poem Fire:
What makes a fire burn
is space between the logs,
a breathing space…
About the Author:
Judy Sorum Brown is a leadership educator, poet and speaker whose work revolves around the themes of leadership, transformation, change, dialogue and creativity. She is particularly interested in the inner dimensions of leadership and the roots of authenticity. She teaches Leadership for the Public Good at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland where she is affiliated with the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership. Her other books include The Choice, a book about learning, loss and renewal, and her collection of poetry The Sea Accepts all Rivers.
She and her husband David live in the Washington, D.C area.
She can be reached at JudyBrown@aol.com or via her website at www.JudySorumBrown.com.