April 2016 archive

The New Professional: Shredding Force Fields at the Speed of Light

Parker J. Palmer’s concept of the “new professional” describes those who fight for their true mission “in the midst of the powerful force-field of institutional life, where so much conspires to compromise the core values” of their work. I wholeheartedly embrace this definition, but it presupposes that I align with Palmer’s idea of my work’s …

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