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Making a Joyful Noise Together

Making a Joyful Noise Together

At least four times in the past month, I have woken myself up laughing. I have actually been brought awake by my own chuckling. No story, no image, no dream, just laughter. It’s been a wonderful, surprising experience. In a world and an America that seems to be getting more grim, it’s been heartening to know that I’m cracking myself up at night. There is something that I seem to be remembering and it sure feels good!

Sharing Power and Collaborating, Starting with Yes, and. . .

Sharing Power and Collaborating, Starting with Yes, and. . .

Many of us have personal and company missions that are about being of service in some way. Our missions are often explicitly or implicitly about inclusion, collaboration and sharing power for the benefit healing our world. Too often the way we work together, our daily habits, don’t line up to who we say we are or who we want to be, from the inside out. At Global Round Table Leadership, we consistently hear how hard it is for people to share power with their teammates, especially when one’s boss or “higher up” is a part of the team.