Leadership Exposed: 4 Realities of Leadership that Shouldn’t be Overlooked

Much has been written about leadership: rules, pointers, styles, and biographies of inspiring leaders throughout world history. But there are certain leadership ideas that we ourselves fail to recognize and realize in the course of reading books. Here is a short list of things you thought you knew about leadership. Leaders come in different flavors.Continue reading “Leadership Exposed: 4 Realities of Leadership that Shouldn’t be Overlooked”

Unlock Your Potential: Better Leadership Makes a Difference

Our world is run by leadership. Everywhere you look there is surely to be traces of it. Whether you look at the manager of a grocery store, a wolf in the wilderness, a CEO at the office, or the president of a nation, leaders are at the head of it all. Since our world isContinue reading “Unlock Your Potential: Better Leadership Makes a Difference”

True Leadership = True to Yourself

Leadership is all about being yourself and demonstrating personal authenticity rather than learning some formula from a text book. Aspiring leaders therefore need to be true to themselves. Real leaders are also open and willing to reveal their weaknesses. There is often a misconception that those in leadership roles need to be stronger and/or moreContinue reading “True Leadership = True to Yourself”

Mentoring: A Job of Impact

If you are considering mentoring someone younger and/or with less experience, here are some things to ponder before taking action: 1. Is mentoring for you? Most effective mentors truly, deeply enjoy helping other people grow and develop. Make sure you’re likely to enjoy the process before you take it on. Make sure you have theContinue reading “Mentoring: A Job of Impact”

Leadership Training: The Difference Between Growth and Stagnation

Most business owners and people in power positions would like to consider themselves as strong, competent and effective leaders. The ones who get it right, understand the importance of developing their skills even after they have been awarded a leadership position. However, unfortunately there are those who choose to halt their growth after reaching theContinue reading “Leadership Training: The Difference Between Growth and Stagnation”

‘Road Work Ahead’: The Difference Between Leading and Managing

It is a common belief that management and leadership are the same role. While it is true that often a manager also plays the part of the leader, these two roles are truly separate in function and in the way they add to the success of a team or organization. By understanding the difference betweenContinue reading “‘Road Work Ahead’: The Difference Between Leading and Managing”

True Leadership: Impact Without Attention

It is human nature to want to be recognized and admired by others for our good deeds and accomplishments. Attention is often a driving force of motivation for a vast majority people. Not to say that there is anything wrong with this mindset because many use it to their advantage as far as accomplishing greatContinue reading “True Leadership: Impact Without Attention”

Less is More: The Fine Line Between Self-Development and Self-Destruction

We live in a day and age of social media entrepreneurship, personal branding, mastermind courses and financial gurus. Thanks to the power of social media, Everyone has the power and the opportunity to have their voice heard. That being said there are some who are more heard than others. I’m talking about those we likeContinue reading “Less is More: The Fine Line Between Self-Development and Self-Destruction”

The Title Isn’t Enough: The Problem with ‘Leadership’ Standing Alone

To most people being a leader in their field is something that is striven for. Nearly everyone who yearns for success seeks to earn the title of a leader. As a leader we have control over various situations and we have a chance to leave our mark. While this may sound all well and good,Continue reading “The Title Isn’t Enough: The Problem with ‘Leadership’ Standing Alone”

When Leadership Becomes Toxic: The Double-Minded Dilemma

Throughout my leadership journey I have realized that not all are aware of the idea of being double-minded. In fact, I have also fallen guilty at times to it’s temptatious ways. That being said double-mindedness is one of the most toxic actions one can partake in with regards to effective leadership. In the Bible (JamesContinue reading “When Leadership Becomes Toxic: The Double-Minded Dilemma”