Leaders, Swing Hard or Surrender Your Bat

Leaders, Swing Hard or Surrender Your Bat

I was very fortunate to be in the audience for a leadership event where local leaders were speaking. Robyn Davis is the President of Freedom House, a non-profit organization that supports homeless families.  As Robyn spoke about her journey from board member to...
Are Leaders Born or Made?

Are Leaders Born or Made?

There are a lot of things that amount to the success of an organisation, and leadership is without a doubt one of them. What and Who is a Leader? What is leadership? There many definitions. But my favorite one is from Ken Blanchard, who said, “Leadership is the...
Leaders Invest in Themselves by Reading

Leaders Invest in Themselves by Reading

Leaders strive to become better and challenge themselves to learn as much as they can on their journey to being the best. One simple avenue of self-development is to read books. Leaders Are Learners I have had discussions with people who wanted to become better...
Leaders Can Be Such Lug Nuts

Leaders Can Be Such Lug Nuts

Source: flickr It’s amazing to me how leaders still can’t see the forest for the trees, or in this case, the lug nuts for the tire. Last November, my family and I were planning a trip to Arkansas to visit my wife’s sister and her family. This was to become the start...
How Effective Leaders Motivate Others

How Effective Leaders Motivate Others

Effective leaders know how to motivate employees by motivating team members to want to do what needs to be done by effectively using these three motivational factors. Appreciation Involvement Awareness of personal situations Many people are surprised to discover that...
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