I Hope You Dance (A 1-minute reading on somatic knowledge)

January 25, 2012
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I Hope You Dance (A 1-minute reading on somatic knowledge)

When the electricity is on in our small village of Masaka, Uganda, there is loud music blasting from speakers positioned in front of the stores that dot our main street.  This means that when I’m doing my errands, I’m often dancing.  One day, as I careened into a new shop, the keeper said, “Eh!  Read…

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Four Leadership Lessons from a Ghanaian Immigration Officer

January 23, 2012
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Four Leadership Lessons from a Ghanaian Immigration Officer

I keep thinking about the very intimidating-looking immigration officer who reviewed my papers as I exited Ghana on Thursday. He wore a dapper, tailored uniform, and sat very proudly in his cubicle. The vignette of order--within the larger scene of chaos that is the Accra airport--was remarkable on its Read more [...]

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Nathaniel is CEO of AidChild.org. He holds a Master's Degree in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University where he was a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship, and winner of the 2010 Harvard HDP Marshal Award. He also holds a PhD in Leadership Studies from the University of San Diego where he was the Dammeyer Fellow in Global Education Leadership, and a Cordes Fellow at Opportunity Collaboration. Nathaniel is author of "We Are Not Mahogany: Three stories about the male African life." Prior to his move to Uganda in 2000, Nathaniel was Deputy Director of the Office of the Governor of Arizona, and Director of Education at Leadership, Inc.

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