Leadership with Character Creates a Circle of Safety

  It’s just simple biology. People are designed to be in community and we seek out love, security and trust. We look for leaders who will provide that to us and we willingly submit to those leaders who provide it.

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Lead from Love

  “Leaders are the ones willing to look out for those to the left of them and those to the right of them. They are often willing to sacrifice their own comfort for ours, even when they disagree with us.

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Lead as a Servant

  Most of us probably don’t want to read this blog. In a society filled with narcissists those who want to serve others stand out like Shaq at a jockey’s convention. You want to really build a company that makes

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Now Lead with Character

  Alright, you have all the tools to lead from your personal and your organization’s “Big Why.” How do you make sure this inspiration lasts? How do you do the vital work of day-to-day leadership? How do you make this

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Inspirational Leadership – Step 5 – Inspirational Results

  There you have it. You can become an inspirational leader. You can develop a company full of turned-on and empowered employees who want to change the world with you. The research says this will in turn draw loyal customers

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Inspirational Leadership – Step 4 – Build an Inspirational Infrastructure

  Inspiration can be momentary. Motivation can wax and wane. Self-motivation can last a lifetime.   Here is what we have talked about previously: Step 1 to Inspirational Leadership: Get inspired yourself.  Step 2 – Get a Big vision for

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Inspirational Leadership – Step 3 – Get Your Team Inspired

  “Here is a better way to think about people: a human being is not a resource but a source. A resource is like a lump of coal; once you use it, it’s gone, depleted and worn out. A source

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Inspirational Leadership – Step 2 – Get a “Big Why” Vision for Your Team

  Simon Sinek’s research in “Start with Why” has shown that, “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” This applies to customers and employees. If you want committed, loyal, driven employees they need “to buy

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Inspirational Leadership – Step 1

Whether you are a CEO, a manager, a business owner, a parent or a friend we all have opportunities to lead. Heck, if nothing else we need to be leading “ourselves” to greater heights, right? All great companies, organizations, teams

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CEO – Make a Difference And Build a GREAT Company

Listen to these inspiring and encouraging words from the Fast Company article on Nov 2014 in regard to companies with a mission:   “Ells (Chipotle CEO) and Cook (Apple) represent a rising breed of business leaders who are animated not

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