Through self-reflection, a great leader will identify areas for improvement and work towards becoming more successful in their role. Rita encourages readers to take a hard look at their own biases and blind spots and to actively work towards becoming a more equitable and just leader.
In Everyday MAGIC, Mattie shares the secret to her success: a framework called everyday “MAGIC.” By MAGIC, she’s not referring to tricks or spells or trickery, but to a structure for life…
“Decolonizing Wealth” by Edgar Villanueva touched me in ways I was not expecting, and so I’ve taken time to reflect on the uncomfortable truths the author exposes; to understand the role I play as a White woman serving the nonprofit sector; and to double down on my personal commitment to listen and learn from those who are different from me.
“Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Pie: Conversations with My White Friends about Race” is a personal, insightful, empathetic look at race and allyship from both Black and White perspectives. It was written for one sole purpose: to help the reader facilitate empathetic dialogue.
“A Hole in the World: Finding Hope in Rituals of Grief and Healing” is not an indulgent memoir. It is a deeply researched and insightful book about grief rituals and how they can help us keep on living after tremendous loss.
Being educated in public school meant we learned a white-washed history intended to instill a sense of patriotism and pride. This was accomplished not only by what they taught but—even more so—what they did NOT teach.