Damian Gerke, providing leadership resources and leadership results.

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Welcome to my blog! Regular blog posts will be short—400 words or less—so you can get the point quickly (commentaries may run longer).

I invite comments, with one caveat: Keep it civil. I value feedback and even welcome disagreement, but let’s dialog in a way that leads to greater perspective for all and avoids the all-too-easy name calling and mud slinging.

 


Leadership in Parenting: Compassion

Leadership in Parenting: Compassion

If our kids are ever going to be in a position to truly influence their world as adults, they will need to work with and through people. They can only do that if they authentically display compassion. So what’s the best way for them to learn compassion?

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Leadership in Parenting: Responding to Setback & Failure

Leadership in Parenting: Responding to Setback & Failure

Our brains learn more from failure than from success. But the learning is usually offset by the negative emotions and shame we attach to failure. How can we, as parents, avoid the trap of shame and disappointment when our kids don’t succeed?

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