Leadership In Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood


Leadership takes many forms.  Most effectively, it is when a visionary sees a conversation that is missing, and creates that conversation.  Mr. Rogers did that in a children’s television show that had a lasting impact, for several generations. Even more than a decade after his death, Mr. Rogers provides leadership.  PBS originally aired this segment a year after the 9/11 attacks and just months before Mr. Rogers passed away from stomach cancer at age 74.  It’s a short, poignant, inspiring clip:

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LOVE this. Remarkable. Thank you for sharing it, Suzi.

Thanks, Steve. Loved him as a kid, and as an adult, he always brings tears to my eyes. His messages will withstand the test of time…talk about leadership impact!

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