When I was young and immortal, the closest I got to caring about politics was watching Chevy Chase play Gerry Ford falling off a stage. Politics was just a Saturday Night Live hoot.
We lived our lives and let the politicians live theirs, knowing if the chips were down, them authorities would prolly do the right thing.
The last 22 months have offered an object lesson in the many ways we define authority. This lesson, though hidden, provides crystal clarity about where your authority comes from and how it can make you a trusted advisor.
Looking at this, like everyone else, I found strong opinions coming up about current events. They aren’t the point. But they are clues to what IS the point.
So, let’s try and decode this secret message, in the only way I know how.