Today’s Tuesday Reading – The Twelve Days of MOR – is an essay by Christy McColum, Director of Administration, Washington University Information Technology. [Christy may be reached at email@example.com.]
Her essay first appeared as a program reflection in 2017 and then as the Tuesday Reading on December 19, 2017.
Harry Davis is the first individual to connect leadership and performance art that I ever encountered. He is the Roger L. and Rachel M. Goetz Distinguished Service Professor of Creative Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. We met at the 2008 MOR Leaders Conference1 where Professor Davis was the featured speaker. His topic was Leadership as Performance Art.
Two weeks ago, on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, I wrote about gratitude – the importance of expressing gratitude, how to cultivate a practice of showing gratitude, and about the impact our showing gratitude has on others. After completing that essay, I watched the CBS Friday (November 15) Evening News. The last of the evening’s news items was about a man who served in the Vietnam war as a helicopter gunship door gunner.
Eric Abrams is the author of today’s Tuesday Reading. He is Chief Inclusion Officer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education. His essay first appeared as a leadership program reflection earlier this year. [Eric may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.]
Day after tomorrow, the fourth Thursday of November, will be celebrated as Thanksgiving Day in the United States.
Over the past year, I have written on many topics, but never on courage.
… Discover the Value of Idleness
… a technique that allows people to iterate on ideas without using harsh or judgmental language. While used typically in teams and on the ideas of others, plussing works equally well on one’s own ideas - when one’s self critic can be particularly vocal.
… a strong desire to know or learn something