Imagine being on the front row of a large stadium watching runners prepare for a long, grueling race. Completing the race will require great endurance and peak physical conditioning. One of the runners catches your eye. He is adding weights to his ankles, wrists, … Read More
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A leader knows it is more than her words that matter. Her actions, whether intended or not, will set an impactful example for the team. The king who wrote the Proverbs wanted his son, the heir to the throne, to … Read More
A leader knows how to supervise people doing listed tasks. But a wise leader knows how to guide high-performers and attract top talent to his team. The reason is simple but profound: A wise leader understands the best workers will make a … Read More
The excellent author and organizational thinker, Patrick Lencioni has said “The health of an organization is the multiplier of its intelligence.” Expert speaker and viral TED star Simon Sinek became famous for his talk that argued “great leaders are someone … Read More
Working hard is good. Being thorough is wise. Carrying out tasks in a conscientious manner is praiseworthy. These are the marks of a diligent leader. And being diligent is excellent. But sadly, an arrogant or incompetent leader is often forced … Read More
Leadership is an alluring destination. You think you want it. But asking for it seems arrogant. You are happy when you have it. But discussing your position may show a lack of tact. And while healthy confidence might open a … Read More
They say if you’re in business at all, then you are in the business of sales and marketing. And if you are in the business of sales and marketing, you are trying to make good impressions. And those good impressions … Read More