Essentially, the “natural born leader” is a bit of a myth. Instead, leadership is something that you can develop and grow through strengthening a specific set of skills. Continue reading 7 Things in Leadership That Require No Talent But Lead to Enormous Success
“I didn’t know what my job was, why I was doing it and how I was doing.” It was those words that summarized almost exactly why the cliche “People leave managers, not companies” is true. Reality had set in, she was leaving me, not the business. Continue reading The Real Reason People Leave Their Manager
The truth is, an organization’s core values aren’t based on the executives that run it. An organization’s core values are based on the collective values of all the employees that work there.
Trust is the ultimate human currency so without trust we don’t have influence and without influence leaders cannot lead. Continue reading How Beliefs Impact Company Culture
No longer does it feel like leaders have to rule with an iron fist, not care about the people being lead, or are afraid to show vulnerability in front of those people. Instead it is encouraged to be a servant leader, to be committed to the development of people, and to try and create more leaders, not more followers.
A leadership vision is some sense of the future and getting others to believe that vision is possible. Think of Elon Musk of SpaceX, “We are going to land people on Mars by 2025.” Continue reading How Leaders Can Communicate Their Vision
The most impactful thing happened after a sleepless redeye flight back to North Carolina. All I wanted from the Uber driver was a comfortable (and silent) 20-minute ride home. What I got was way better. Continue reading The Tony Robbins of Uber Drivers
Problems and challenges aren’t new in the workpleace, but the insurgence of the Millennial and Gen Z workforce has created an urgency for change. In some ways it feels as though professionals want big changes to occur, but don’t know where to start. It starts with this idea of not needing permission to lead, but choosing to lead. Continue reading You Have Permission to Lead
There is no doubt we are all more confident when we know our strength’s and then play to them in our professional life. Continue reading 3 Ways to Improve Confidence in Yourself
We’ve been told leaders care about revenue and production, (and they do) but those are just table stakes. Every business pays its employees to produce results, but that’s not what real leaders actually care about – it’s what they expect. It’s critical to differentiate between expectations and care.