All of us have discovered how valuable skilled leadership is in our lives, whether from wise parents, gifted bosses, or anyone else who led some task of which we’ve been a part. Of course, not all leaders have the right stuff, but when they do their guidance can be magical. The scholar Joseph Badaracco wrote a wonderful book entitled Leading Quietly. Jennifer Bristol talks about some powerful metaphors that inspire her quiet leadership.
Jennifer Bristol is the Executive Director at Mount Hope Farm in, of all places, Bristol, Rhode Island. She is also a senior team member for The Institute for Mindful Leadership. Bristol lives in Pawtuxet Village and dreams of leaving her holiday lights shining year round.