I found myself thinking about this specific question: is there a chance for people who lead with humanity? Is there an ROI for being human?  I didn’t know the answer to these questions until recently.

Four months ago I quit my job because it had become unfulfilling and boring and I wanted to live in a way that was important to me. I found myself sitting behind a desk in the office deleting numbers for eight hours and spending time in long meetings where all we did was talk about the same topics. On the bright side, it was position with a lot influence that I leveraged to motivate and inspire the employees and increase sales. My competitive advantage is that I was a creative leader who invented interesting tasks to hide all the meaningless things underneath. read more