Author Archives: parsondan

The Gospel According to Saturday Night Live

I enjoy Saturday Night Live. It is one of the earliest shows I can remember watching. I’m sure my parents must have known that I was watching the show in my room on a small black and white TV, but bless them, they let me. Naturally I tuned in last night to see most of […]

Vacation: For you, for your community

Vacation: For you, for your community. I really liked the first paragraph of the Nouwen quote.

Chasing the Leadership Dragon (part 8 of 8)

Welcome to part 8 of 8 in “Confessions of An Anxious Leader or Chasing the Leadership Dragon.” In each of these posts I’m listing how systems thinking affects how I think about leadership. I now think about leadership as a matter of maturity. What systems theory has taught me is that we grow and mature […]

Chasing the Leadership Dragon (part 7 of 8)

Welcome to part 7 of 8 in “Confessions of An Anxious Leader or Chasing the Leadership Dragon.” In each of these posts I’m listing how systems thinking affects how I think about leadership. I now think about leadership as a matter of maturity. What systems theory has taught me is that we grow and mature […]

Chasing the Leadership Dragon (part 6 of 8)

Welcome to part 6 of 8 in “Confessions of An Anxious Leader or Chasing the Leadership Dragon.” In each of these posts I’m listing how systems thinking affects how I think about leadership. I now think about leadership as a matter of maturity. What systems theory has taught me is that we grow and mature […]

Chasing the Leadership Dragon (part 5 of 8)

Welcome to part 5 of 8 in “Confessions of An Anxious Leader or Chasing the Leadership Dragon.” In each of these posts I’m listing how systems thinking affects how I think about leadership. I now think about leadership as a matter of maturity. What systems theory has taught me is that we grow and mature […]