I learned from Tim Brown and IDEO that a leader’s role is not to always have the answer, but to create the conditions for things to happen.
[Pocock] suggested that Joe think of a well rowed race as a symphony and himself as just one player in the orchestra.
For me, being black means in a word ‘disadvantaged.’ The moral and emotional fabric of western civilization is based on the concept that black and inferior are synonymous.
Recently, I have caught myself a few times backtracking and re-imagining how life would be for me if I had made certain decisions differently, or if I had done certain things instead of certain other things.
In the past two weeks, I have had the opportunity to reflect on the happenings of 2014, my objectives going into it, and how much progress I made towards achieving them.