Barry Brownstein

Barry Brownstein

University of Baltimore

Barry Brownstein is professor emeritus of economics and leadership at the University of Baltimore. He is the author of The Inner-Work of Leadership. He delivers leadership workshops to organizations and blogs at, and Giving up Control.

Blog Posts

Who makes the mountain paths? Freedom and the embrace of uncertainty.

The hike to the summit of Mount Lafayette in New Hampshire’s White Mountains climbs a steep and rugged 3550 feet over 4 miles. The winter snows bury the rocks; and…

Commerce is pointing the way to a more peaceful and prosperous Cuba.

Commerce brings out the best in human beings by providing incentives to care about others. Those who can’t rise above focusing on their short-term narrow needs have little ability to meet the needs of others.

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