7 Habits of Effective Servant Leaders

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been talking a lot about servant leadership. I shared why servant leadership is so effective.  I shared the 10 vital characteristics of servant leadership. But I’ve received several questions from people who want to know how to put... Read »

10 Vital Characteristics of Servant Leaders

Everyone’s had a bad experience with a boss. You know what I’m talking about. The guy who micromanages everything.  Who changes the rules in the middle of the game.  Who yells and nitpicks. Who governs by fear, shame, and ridicule. Leaders like that think they’re... Read »

Create a Conspiracy of Love with Your Business

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” – Hamilton Wright Mabie It’s the end of the year, and Christmas is knocking on the door. We’ve spent a lot of time and space on the blog this month talking about planning, about vision,... Read »

How to Lead Your Company through Important Transitions

Let’s face it. Change is a difficult, but inevitable, part of life—and business is no different.  If your company is going to succeed over the long term, it has to be able to adapt to ever-evolving market conditions, competition, regulations…the list of possibilities... Read »

Why Traditional Goal Setting Just Doesn’t Work

Face it. You’ve set dozens of business goals that you’ve never achieved. It’s a pretty demoralizing experience, isn’t it? When you get started, you’re all in. You’re energized and excited with promises that “this time it’ll be different”. Then, at some point your... Read »