I imagine some of you, like me, collect leadership lessons—stories, quotes, and quips—like vacation souvenirs. They are reminders filed in color-coded folders and remainders of a provocative book or intriguing conversation that we hold onto like treasured ephemera.
Do you want to start a project or a nonprofit? Do you believe in something greater than yourself? Do you have a fire within you to create change?
Have you ever wondered what an executive coach could do for you, as a social purpose leader?
Across the globe, March is Women’s History Month, or Women’s Month.
Sometimes I wonder how an average, mischievous middle-class child rose up to become one hell of a global leader with experiences working for various international organizations and be successful academically too.
I call people who do amazing things big or small #Firestarters. A #Firestarter is someone who sees an opportunity for change in their community and digs down deep to make it happen. They are leaders who turn moments into movements.
In this Leadership Journey, Njeri Muturi, Curriculum Developer at Points of Light, shares her pathway into the "for purpose" sector and how she learned to approach leadership with a team.
Successful leaders may not feel they can be radically transparent and vulnerable about the barriers or struggles they encountered along the way.
Set an intention, emphasize technique, and practice
My colleague Shivani and I founded PATHFINDER, in 2015, as an international social enterprise based in Canada and France. PATHFINDER consults with business, academia and policy for innovative solutions in the world of sustainable development.