In 1968, Apollo 8 circled the moon, just a year before Apollo 11 landed the first man on the moon.

On the way back to Earth, Apollo astronaut Edgar Mitchell turned the camera around, and shared his perspective on Planet Earth.

The impact on the TV audience back home was profound. A sense of awe is palpable in the faces of the watchers at NASA. More than 50 years later, the planet’s beauty evokes love, gratitude, and a sense of deep belonging in me as I am watching the footage on my laptop. You might wonder:

What’s that got to do with leadership?

Like the astronauts, we …

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