on events of 12 July convey a sense of the farawayness
of human agreement and misunderstanding of leadership.
you belong to any organization or community you are
trying to lead, you are part of the problem. Addressing
the issue does not relieve anyone of her/his share
of responsibility. If youve been a member or
a leader a long time, you have almost certainly had
some part in creating the problem and in it not yet
being addressed. This is a dynamic in any group and
not an indictment of the public or the leadership.
Even if you are outside the organization, identifying
those behaviors and values you embody that can stifle
the very change you want to advance, is crucial.
requires identifying responsibility for ones
own contribution to the current situation even as
you try to move it to a different, better place. The
thinking on anyones part that one has no options
and if only others would shape up we could make progress
here is a serious misdiagnosis of the situation.
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