Community update – 05/08/10

Things that Tick Leaders Off” received more comments than any LF blog. If you didn’t read it, check it out. Some comments are serious. Some made me laugh out loud. I didn’t reply to any comments but I read them all and continue to read new ones as they come in.

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I’m delighted to participate with the growing LF community where most days someone new leaves their first comment. Additionally, LF is adding new email subscribers every day.

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Scott Eblin pointed out one of the best leadership articles I’ve read in ages,“Solitude and LeadershipBy William Deresiewicz. It’s a speech at West Point. It’s a great read.

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The LF blog “Influence Over a Cup of Coffee” is soon to be published. More on that later.

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Mother’s Day is May 9th in the USA. Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s and mommy bloggers who read and participate in the LF conversation. If you’re a mom in a country that celebrates Mother’s Day on a different date, Happy Mother’s Day to you too.

Mothers are leaders. My wife and the mother of our children suggests that selflessness is a key quality of successful leader-mothers. Everyday great leaders make gritty choices to selflessly serve others. There’s no glamour and little glory in that choice. However, it’s a choice that fuels and directs our future.

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Leadership Freak

Dan Rockwell