Lessons in Connecting from a Black Bear Encounter

Connection is the fundamental ingredient of leadership success.

(Mintzberg)

You can’t lead teams when they’re running from you.

Connect by answering fear.

Do you like me?

Do you seek my best interests? (Are you willing to harm me in order to serve personal interests?)

Will you respect my talent, progress, and achievement?

Will you speak the truth with kindness, even if it’s difficult to say?

Will you stand with me?

Empathy enables connection.

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