Have You Made Yourself Clear? Leadership Lessons from Amelia Bedelia [REBLOG]

Originally posted on The Official Blog of the Lead365 National Conference:
As an early reader, I was constantly devouring books, taking special note of the ones that made me laugh and the ones that made me think. One of my early favorites? Amelia Bedelia.¬†For those unfamiliar, the Amelia Bedelia book series was written by Peggy Parish as a a way to explain idioms and figurative language to kids. For example, when asked to make a sponge cake…she includes real sponges. When asked to draw the drapes, her boss returns to a picture…