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”

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”

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”

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”