Sally's Pondering and Poetry

Leadership connections – Lao Tzu and Maria Montessori

Ever since reading the email signature line of my 1st grade daughter’s Montessori teacher, I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind. I have been desperately wanting and waiting to use it at work, but I had trouble with modifying it in a way that didn’t talk about my colleagues and coworkers as children. This weekend, I was reminded of an even older quote by Lao Tzu. Here are the quotes from two of the world’s greatest teachers of all times.

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Day 3: Values revealed. What infuriates you?

Actionable Insight:

Values revealed. What infuriates you?


Look at your current and past life experiences, what three situations angered you out of proportion?

Sally's Haiku:


Rage spurs sprints into action.

Turns anger into peace.

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