What’s the difference between ‘living up to expectations’ and standing in possibility?

Author: Donna-Marie Rowe I have been pondering this concept of standing in possibility since it was introduced in a Leading Change Workshop hosted by the Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD).  We were to reflect on who we were being as we led our change initiatives.  It was also outward looking to assess our impactContinue reading “What’s the difference between ‘living up to expectations’ and standing in possibility?”


Author: Donna-Marie Rowe I read recently that leaders should not take questions personally.  It gave me enough reason to pause.  This global crisis has turned the spotlight on how world leaders provide answers to the media in live press conferences, interviews and digital town halls.  I have also witnessed how questions have the capacity toContinue reading “ANY QUESTIONS?”

What’s So Fabulous About Reframing?

Author: Donna-Marie Rowe I washed my drapes for the first time recently (during COVID) and ended up with an extra valance when I was finished putting them up.  How did that happen? The truth is I dreaded cleaning those heavy drapes.  I dreaded taking them down, getting them to the cleaners, lugging with them upContinue reading “What’s So Fabulous About Reframing?”

Think, Act and Go Beyond Yourself…

Author: Donna-Marie Rowe While on a trip to St. Vincent, we heard a story that resonated with every listener. The rapt audience consisted of participants in a seminal Leadership Development Programme under the Caribbean Leadership Project. The main characters in the story were a beggar and baker.  The beggar had a familiar response to theContinue reading “Think, Act and Go Beyond Yourself…”