Leaders never have all the help they need. But most of us have an aversion to asking for it. It can feel awkward to ask for help But it doesn’t have to be! We’ve got 5 simple tips that will enable you to get more help—for free. Use them in your business, and you’ll never […]
Archive for Humility
Over the years, I’ve met many influential and successful people, and I’ve observed a common trait in nearly all of them: they were all lifelong learners. If you want to win at life, this is non-negotiable. You have to become teachable. And the more teachable you are, the more successful you become. One of the […]
As leaders, we must remain humble. If we don’t, we risk large-scale, public failures that will have a catastrophic, negative impact on the people we are trying to lead.
If you want to be a great leader, you must first become a great follower. Great followers share at least five characteristics.
During his recent trip to America, Pope Francis addressed the U.S. Congress and the United Nations. And the truth is leaders of all kinds have a lot to learn from him. Francis is enormously popular. But whatever we personally think about this particular pope—pro or con—or the Catholic Church, it doesn’t change the fact that […]
Sometimes being wrong with others can be the right thing to do for others. Guest poster Kelly Combs explains how it can create harmony, improving relationships and building trust.
In this 10-minute interview, I talk to bestselling author Jim Collins about his most recent book, How the Mighty Fall. He share important facts about why some organizations succeed while others fail.
The way we deal with offenses will determine the course of our spiritual journey. Here is my premise: “If you are going to survive—and fulfill your God-given calling—you must learn to handle criticism and overlook offenses.” In this speech I provide four truths about offenses.
More than twenty years ago, I had an experience with two very different leaders. Those experiences have dramatically shaped my own view of leadership. In the end, they represent two very different styles, leading to two very different results.
Even though we’ve lost a great coach and teacher with John Wooden’s death, he left a legacy that that is especially relevant today: his virtuous leadership style.
The last question Dean Bradford of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management asked me was this: “What two things would you say to our students, particularly those who are graduating and about to enter the workplace?” I gave him the two answers he requested, but, upon further reflection, I would like to add a third.