Tag Archives: Leadership Culture

What Millennials Are Teaching Me About Leadership

“Good habits formed at youth make all the difference”. – Aristotle He takes to the platform each week in skinny jeans, his shirt is untucked, and he has a shoe collection that would rival that of Imelda Marcos. But this … Continue reading

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Are You a Leader on a Mission?

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou On the morning of September 22, 1989, I got in my … Continue reading

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Growing Big, Staying Small

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. – Henry Ford In his book, It’s Not About the Coffee, Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks International, recounts a fascinating story … Continue reading

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Taking ‘No’ Out of Your Playbook and Why it Matters

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome – Samuel Johnson Leaders understand that obstacles are a part of the landscape on the road to success. But how many leaders are self-aware enough to realize … Continue reading

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It’s Your Time to Soar

Eagles don’t flock, you have to find them one at a time. – Ross Perot “While walking through the forest one day, a man found a young eagle who had fallen out of its nest. He took it home and … Continue reading

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Four Ruts That Will Sink Your Leadership

Years ago when the western U.S. was being settled, roads were often just wagon tracks. These rough trails posed serious problems for those who journeyed them. On one of these winding paths was posted a sign which read: ”Avoid this … Continue reading

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In Praise of Second Fiddle Leaders

  Expressions of servant leadership are found when you concede being in the spotlight by putting someone else in it. Where were you on April 8, 1974 at 9:07 p.m. EST? It might be a stretch for some to remember … Continue reading

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