if you want to lead, you need to show up. Once you show up, you need to engage.
At the Large Wildland Fires conference, participants will explore the big questions confronting fire researchers, managers, and policymakers. Those big questions include the debate over whether current and future large wildfires represent unwanted and unnatural events that cause great ecological and economic harm — or opportunities to restore ecosystems and the natural role of fire […]
THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP. We understand leadership in many ways: as a function of personality, as behaviors in which we engage, as the ability to influence and persuade others, as our style, and our ability to adapt to the situation, as charisma, credibility, and the ability to inspire and motivate. All serve to explain some aspect […]
THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP. Apparently we are living in the age of austerity, an economic philosophy demanding government policies that reduce budget deficits during unfavorable economic conditions. I can only imagine what austerity has done to our Mediterranean brethren, particularly in Greece and Spain. Here in the United States, austerity arrived in the form of “budget […]