Thursday, June 16, 2022

Why Is It So Difficult to Become a Great Leader?


As men, we are expected to be leaders in every aspect of our lives.  Except, leadership is more than confidence and feeling good about yourself.  How do men learn about leadership?  How does what they learn affect

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Is There an Effective Plan to Develop Leaders of the Future?


There is an old debate. People question whether leaders are born or made. The experts seems to believe leaders are made. As history shows, there have been great leaders who moved society in an ideal direction. Then there have been leaders who left an ugly mark on history. Will tomorrow’s leaders reflect today’s mindset? Or will they usher in a movement that is desirable for every civilization?

Is Succession Planning Just for CEOs?


This is a big and complex subject.  Stay with me on this one.  Most people think succession planning is only for CEOs of corporations.  I would like to expand it well beyond CEOs or businesses.  

When you are the CEO, you have to prepare the organization for the day you will retire.  That means when you retire, there is someone who has been

Monday, June 6, 2022

How Does Your Professional Life Impact Your Personal Life and Vice Versa?


Throughout our lives, we learn from many people and places.  For some reason, we attempt to keep the knowledge in silos or chambers.  Work is for work and love is for love.  Are we missing opportunities?

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Do You Have the Power of a Disruptive Leader?


Many people believe being a boss is all about telling others what to do.  From another perspective, some of the most effective leaders give their people huge problems to solve.  The leader steps back and allows staff and management figure it out.  While this can be disruptive, it is a powerful path to breakthroughs.  

The trick to this method is being able to navigate self and others through chaos and uncertainty.  Those are two aspects of life that most want to avoid.  Yet, the breakthrough is almost always on the other side of a breakdown.  Therefore, you must be able to lead others through the breakdown.  

What are your thoughts?  How do you lead people into a breakthrough?