Leadership and Opportunism in the Social Media Age

Lead Yourself

What Would a Leader Do? A word related to your business is trending on Twitter. You have two choices: employ a tactic you’ve already developed for cases such as this, or insert your business, opportunistically, into the Trending Topic. What would a leader do?   Your capability as a leader is a measure of your [...]

Attend the Premiere Screening of “Walk With Me” at the Arena Stage

Walk With Me

Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Four years ago Tanisha Christie and Ellie Walton started on the path to creating a documentary fraught with inspiring tales of thoughtful, committed citizens who believed in their power to [...]

“I Hate My Teenage Daughter”: A New Normal?

I Hate My Teenage Daughter

“I Hate My Teenage Daughter”, a new Fox sitcom, tells the story of two popular teenage daughters being raised by two mothers who were unpopular in high school and their husbands. Nikki Miller, one of the mothers, represses what are presumably her feelings of low self-worth – feelings that make her feel inferior to her [...]

Broadcaster Tavis Smiley to Lead Conversation on #RemakingAmerica

Tavis Smiley Remaking America

An article written recently by Forbes contributor Gene Marks was shared over 90,000 times, garnering attention for its, seemingly, purposely sensationalist headline. Out of the thousands of ensuing comments a theme emerged: His error was in making the piece about race when it should have been about class. What this article achieved was to highlight [...]