The Story Behind Rice On My Socks

I’ve been toying with telling this story for several years and through those years, it went through different iterations. At one point it was going to be a poem, at another a short story. Once upon a time, it took the shape of a personal essay and then back to being a poem. From there, … Continue reading The Story Behind Rice On My Socks

Service, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy (v. 2020)

Leaders serve their team; not the other way around Sometimes the word “leadership” is misleading. To lead comes the assumption that you have all the answers; that you’ve peaked and have nothing else to learn. But what you’re actually doing as a leader is signing up to serve. You serve as a resource for knowledge … Continue reading Service, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy (v. 2020)

Confidence, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy

There are three things I’ve looked for in a leader, as well as three things I’ve aimed for myself. Confidence. Trust. Empathy. Some come naturally for me while others may be an ongoing journey of self-discovery. These are never meant to be steps of a process or boxes to tick off a list. They exemplify … Continue reading Confidence, Trust & Empathy: My Leadership Philosophy