How do I thank so many people across the globe who have inspired me, and edged me on, encouraging me to be the lifelong learner I am today? Gratitude for wanting to know more—about myself and about others goes to

  • Jean-Jacques, Jenny, and Chris, for respecting my need to have the time and space to write this book, as well as my extended family for their encouragement.
  • Anne, Peter, Angela, and David, for their friendship and coaching support. Paul, Brian, and Jan for their research on values and principles. Kevin and Bjorn for their tools. And all my colleagues around the world, in particular Andrea, who read, commented, agreed, and disagreed with what I wanted to write. Those exchanges were what I call high-quality conversations. ...

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