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2/15 – Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada (1999-2005)

Leadership Quote / January-February 2015

This ability to understand that society is not just a multiplication of you but includes many who are not like you is vital to a healthy society. This is what we are given a chance to do in Canada, because we see so many people who are not like ourselves, who do not come from the same background. We must search for our common humanity, for the decency, the understanding and the generosity that must come …

Leadership Quote: Joseph Byaruhanga & Sidney Hook

Leadership Quote / March 2011

Leadership is like a panicle of rice because at the height of the season, at the height of its power, it is beautiful, it is green, it nourishes the world, it reaches for the heavens; but right before the harvest it bends over with great gratitude and humility to touch the earth from where it came.

—   Joseph Byaruhanga, From a Ted presentation by Jacqueline Novogratz

The mob that hails the man on horseback, the Caesars