Last Sunday was Mother’s Day and it got me thinking that much of motherhood (and fatherhood) is about managing transitions … moving gracefully from one stage in life to the other.
With our son Adam preparing to graduate and go off to university in the fall, his Dad and I are facing a transition that is, in some ways, more significant than the one we encountered when he was born.
Being a parent has probably been my greatest leadership journey to date. There are countless lessons I’ve learned that have made me a better person, parent and, ultimately, leader. And perhaps the greatest learning I’ve had as both a parent and leader is: how to let go.
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