Gloomy day in the ATX, but then I am in the ATX, so how gloomy can it really be?
So I have been reading a book — 40 pages in, an easy read — by Jerry Collonna called: Reboot – Leadership and the Art of Growing Up.
Jerry is one of those Internet presences one meets and grows fond of. There is wisdom in his writing and there is a good heart in his chest. He comes to the issue of leadership primarily from the perspective of CEO coaching and has a huge following.
He is an emotional, Zen, Buddhist type of guy who will cry at the drop of a hat. I don’t see him doing much hunting or skydiving, but he is a mensch.
I recommend the book as a body of work that one should read, but I am not a fan of the emotional style and desperate nature of how he tells his story.
It is HIS story. It is not my story. It is a good story and it should be in the institutional memory of anybody who is serious about the leadership gig.
Go read the book, but when you do, I want you to know a few other things at the same time.