Even leaders fall apart — and that’s ok

A woman covering her face with her hands
Photo by Ivan Aleksic on Unsplash

I was talking to a friend today, someone who is a leader in her local business community. As she began talking about how hard she was working to hold the people in that community together, she began to cry, tears streaming down her face despite her best efforts to stop them.

I was reminded of water pushing through cracks in concrete. And then I thought of one of my favorite Leonard Cohen lyrics: