Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?
Loretta Graziano Breuning
I was involved with an organization that expected me to blame their problems on "the system" rather than take responsibility. I hated to go along but I hated to quit and run. Children were involved, which raised the intensity. I have to confess that I quit to avoid the social shaming that comes when you challenge a group's shared denial of responsibility. It bothered me so much that I decided to write about it. But instead of writing an attack or critique, I tried to create an alternative way of thinking about it. Blaming the system feels good for the moment, and bonds you to the group, but you miss out on opportunity to improve things. You have the power to seize opportunity, even when the rest of the herd refuses.