Leadership inspiration from Searching for Sugarman – the hero lies in you

” A prophet is not without honour, except in his own country.” Searching for Sugarman, about the enigmatic  Mexican American musician, Rodriguez, is one of the most moving films I have seen in a long time. A hugely talented musician and songwriter, Rodriguez writes powerfully and poignantly about the pain of the archetypal everyman living […]

You do not have to be good …

 How’s that for the first line of a poem? Probably not a line you would like to share, out of context, with your children or teenagers. But it’s a radical statement. Mary Oliver, the poet, isn’t exhorting us to be bad. She’s encouraging us to be authentic; to be self-accepting and forgiving; to believe that we […]