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”

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”

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”

Every Human Has a Story: 3 Steps to Effectively Lead via Soft Skills

As aspiring leaders in our modern World, it is vital that we understand the importance of mastering the necessary social (soft) skills in order to reach our following. Many people think the idea of having soft skills means simply the ability to communicate effectively. While this is certainly a piece in the overall content ofContinue reading “Every Human Has a Story: 3 Steps to Effectively Lead via Soft Skills”

Top 3 Tips for International Team Chemistry

We all make mistakes in life. This is simply a part of being human. The key to making mistakes is to make sure we do not turn a blind eye to the lessons to be learned they offer. It is one thing to make a mistake in a domestic environment where communication, norms, and businessContinue reading “Top 3 Tips for International Team Chemistry”

The Name Game: Why Names Means More Than You Think

“I’m sorry, I am horrible with names.” We have all been guilty of and/or heard this statement at one time or another. While forgetting names is an understandable, honest mistake, it can also be a rather embarrassing moment. Aside from embarrassment, the act of remembering or forgetting one’s name can play a much larger roleContinue reading “The Name Game: Why Names Means More Than You Think”