There is no shortage of beautiful sights in the Central Valley. Sprawling fields and orchards, almond and peach blossoms shading the landscape, lanky cornstalks waving gently in summer breezes, tractors rolling in the distance — all remind us of the constant cycle of the seasons and life. During these strange, contemplative days of the coronavirus, we look outward from our homes for reassurance that life will — gradually — return to normal.
There are leadership programs that teach the basics. Then there are leadership programs that go far beyond, coaching individuals to look deep inside themselves to gain a broader view of their community and how they can impact it.