Category Archive: Book Notes

If You Can’t be with the One You Love

You’d love to avoid them, but you’re forced to work with them. Why can’t that “pain in the neck” co-worker, boss, or employee just go away? But, “If you can’t be with the one… Continue reading

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

Ten Tips for Great Results Through Serving

Self-serving feels safe, but it’s a lonely dead-end. Have you ever heard anyone say, “My purpose in life is to serve myself?” Yet, we all know self-absorbed, self-serving leaders. Successful leaders dare to… 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