What I learned about leadership driving a bus

By Barbara Pastores My story begins on a Saturday morning in early March.  It was one of those beautiful spring days and I was on a bike ride with my friend Bonnie on the Cedar River Trail.  I had recently finished my immersion role with the King County Facilities Management Division as part of the…

Boots on the ground in Roads

A woman in my neighborhood and I have daughters who are college age.  When we meet, we talk about our kids. Late last spring, she told me that her daughter, Thu, was graduating from high school. She proudly showed me pictures of the ceremony, and of Thu’s co-valedictorian medal. Impressed, I asked what Thu was…