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Leading the High-Energy Culture by David Casullo

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Epilogue

From describing the past, from the present which seized my hand in its existed grasp, here I am, O future, now mounting the crupper of your horse. What new pennants wilt thou unfurl before me from towers of cities not yet founded? What rivers of devastation set flowing over castles and gardens I have loved? What unforeseeable golden ages art thou preparing—ill-mastered, indomitable harbinger of treasures dearly paid for, my kingdom to be conquered, the future …

—ITALO CALVINO, ITALIAN JOURNALISTAND AUTHOR

My first memory of someone with powerful leadership energy was my grandfather. At age 16, Tomistacles Giammaria decided he was going to run away to America to pursue his dream. He left his small town in Italy, a village named Patrica ...

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