Submitted by Katie Sayers
(Katie is an experienced Inclusive Leader, a member of the ILC, a yoga instructor, and brand new Mom!)
As we each lead by example in our own lives, I invite us to continue to act with intention as we consider whom we can accompany along a path of service, in building inclusive and vibrant communities.
As Inclusive Leaders, we are the advocates of this world embracing vision. It is up to us to take action and to share what we know so deeply in our hearts to be such valuable skills, and knowledge. With an awareness of our own network of family, friends, colleagues, co-workers, and neighbors, we each consider whom we can extend an invitation to participate in building skills for connecting with differences as strengths. Continue reading
From Linda Hill’s facebook conversations with Stanley Daniels, and Janice M.
I received this meme from Inclusive Leader Stanley Daniels today: “When people ask ‘What do you do?’ Answer: ‘Whatever it takes.’
As I was reflecting on that message, I received this quote from Janice M: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead).
Then as I read their facebook contributions further, I realized that both Stanley and Janice were asking the same question which Stanley stated very clearly:
“How much good can a person do within systems set up to oppress people?”
Our Mother’s Day Message to Mother Earth
collectively written by Alhassan Sesay, Joanita Babirye, Linda Hill, Mark Sandow, Oluwatosin Adeosun, Sarah Mathison and Tosin Olowyeye-Taiwo
During our Inclusive Leadership Heart to Heart Cafe on May 4, 2019, Inclusive Leaders from Canada, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Uganda prepared this report for Mother Earth. It was so great to be with great minds and hearts once again. Coming here to learn and relearn the skills involved in deep listening and mindfulness is clear and hopeful. Our global Inclusive Leadership community feels like an appreciative, connected family. Continue reading
What if we could shift away from viewing differences as problems? What if we could appreciate the magnificent diversity within all living beings as gifts that enrich our families, schools, communities and the world? What if we could live, learn and lead more inclusively in our diverse communities? These questions guided our Inclusive Leadership Adventure on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada April 12 to 14, 2019. You are invited to scroll down to read the full photo-story. Pictures say thousands of words.