The United States is at an inflection point. Think of the U.S. as the elephant. How do you eat an elephant? In this case, one state at a time. PIC was created to assist in the building of a New South.
Sand dunes are constantly changing; as does the world. How do we keep up? We don't. We have to continuously make adjustments so that when changes do occur, they don't drastically and negatively influence how we live. One theory as to why this country is at an inflection point now is that we failed to make the incremental adjustments necessary to keep pace with constant, consistent changes. Now, we are forced to make daring choices in leadership and implement progressive policies, to recover from the deep rifts which have been exposed.
Have you read The Emperor's New Clothes? What about The Giving Tree? Though they are both everybody books, these are both must reads. They remind us of the moral compass where upon servant leadership must operate, explain how leadership is commonly viewed and how a growing universe of constituents feel.
Palmetto Issues Conference (PIC) studies patterns and trends that are deteriorating the fabric of South Carolina (the Palmetto State).How can you help? Become an obstacle. In a good way, get into good trouble.
THE ALSTON HOUSE
Built in 1872, 1811 Gervais Street in Columbia, SC, was the home and business for Carolina Austin, the 1st black female business owner in the city. She operated a dry goods store until sold in 1906. The home, now in disrepair, has now returned to black female ownership and will be restored and reopened. Learn More and Donate
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