Letting Go of Power

By Rachel Cowan

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, January 2011

The author shares the thinking behind her decision to step down, at age 70, from leading the organization she founded seven years previously. She discusses her personal and professional worries, but counsels others in her position to embrace uncertainty and acknowledge that while fear, grief and self-doubt are a normal part of stepping down from leadership, it is wise to acknowledge when it is time for a new generation of leadership.

Topic: Management and Administration, Retirement, Succession, Workplace, Generational Issues, Leadership, Authority

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.676

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Cowan, Rachel. Letting Go of Power. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. January 2011: 1-2. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8146


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