Leadership

Because I Say So!

Have you ever played "Follow the Leader" games as a child? We learn the value of being a leader and respecting leadership early on in life. Leadership is a skill we learn as children and continually hone through every stage in development. Think about the leaders in your life and the people under your leadership. If you could write down the top characteristics...

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How to Cultivate Creative Leaders
How to Cultivate Creative Leaders

A scenario for you.  You spot a problem within your organization.  How do handle it?   You could call in the relevant staff members and say, “Here’s a problem.  Here’s how I’d like you to fix it.”  Or you could take another approach.  You could gather your team and ask questions:  “Do you feel like we’re successful in this area? ...

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Be a bulldozer.
Be a bulldozer.

Sometimes colleague say to me, “Here’s my list of projects.  How can I possibly get all this done?”  My answer?  Be a bulldozer. Of course, there are several ways you could interpret that.  A bulldozer is an incredibly powerful piece of machinery.   It has the capacity to shift a huge load from point A to point B.  If something is...

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When Right is Wrong
When Right is Wrong

I’m a driven individual. I’m passionate and single-minded about what I do. When I look at the organization I’m responsible to lead, I want us to be the best we can possibly be. I want us to do the right things, the right way. I like to be right. Sometimes being right is wrong. This is a lesson I’ve learned as a leader. I can come up with...

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A Few Weeks Later
A Few Weeks Later

Loneliness - it may be what we fear the most. Maybe that's why we're afraid to reach out to others, because we fear that they won't understand what we're going through. Do you deal with loneliness? Have you experienced a loss like the one in this video? How did you cope? Tell us about it. Related Articles: Life lesson: Dealing with Loneliness Coping...

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Relationships are Key
Relationships are Key

The fact that God has a sense of humor isn’t lost on Ralph Winter, producer of such films as Planet of the Apes, the X-Men series and three installments in the Star Trek movie franchise. But he never even wanted to be involved in the movie business! He had a hidden talent that he never even realized he had. Do you think you have any God-given talents?...

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Making Money to Give Away
Making Money to Give Away

Bobby Dobson seemed destined for business success. Sure enough, he eventually rose to the top of his game as a tax lawyer. But Bobby’s achievements came at tremendous cost for both him and his family, eventually leading him to walk away from business for good as he discovered an entirely new way to define success. Has financial success taken on...

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Helping Others Succeed
Helping Others Succeed

Ken Kolek eventually realized helping other people succeed was not only more fulfilling, it was also the best way to ensure his own company’s success. After a trying time where two of his daughters passed away within a year of each other, Ken decided he would turn his life over to God. “That was the beginning of a tremendous ride,” Ken says....

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