Category Archive: Author

Servant Leaders Aren’t Doormats

Serving for the sake of serving is noble. Serving for results is servant leadership. In organizational life, the goal of serving isn’t just service, it’s results. Avoid manipulation: How do you serve for… Continue reading

The Unexpected Secret to Becoming a Superstar

Toddler-leaders say, “I’ll do it myself!” Rejecting help is an arrogant leader’s self-limiting blunder. You prefer giving help, but receiving help is what makes superstars. You may reach high on your own, but… Continue reading

Jack and Suzy Welch on Destiny and Authenticity

I asked Jack and Suzy Welch about getting ahead in business and leadership at the World LEADERS Conference. Getting ahead: Suzy: If you want to get ahead in business and leadership… “Find your area of… Continue reading

How to Turn Passive Followers Into Active Leaders

You aren’t worthy of leadership if fear of giving control controls you. Successful leaders move away from “permission mode.” Permission: Don’t you hate it when someone asks permission to do something? Real leaders give… Continue reading

How to Persevere Without Destroying Yourself

I’ve been the victim of bad grit. You have too. We’ve put our heads down, closed our minds, and plowed forward. In the process we hurt ourselves and others. Bad grit is one… Continue reading

One Word Away From Transformation

Focus, clarity, courage, and momentum are as simple as One Word. My word: My word is extend. A couple months ago I started asking myself, what if you’re not leading where you are twelve months… Continue reading