I consider myself an avid reader. I also try to read very broadly to help me grow. I read books, blogs and tweets from people that don’t think like me. The excerpt below is from Andy Stanley’s book on vision, “Making Vision Stick“. An easy read that highlights the importance of keep vision out in … Continue reading Making Vision Stick [Excerpt]
Not all people are the same. Leaders are also people and, as a result, are also not the same. Every leader has a different personality, worldview and disposition on different things. The common thing to all leaders is that they exist to lead [Click to Tweet] That is why they are there. This leaves how to … Continue reading Which Leadership Style is Best?
‘Status quo leadership’ is about carefully keeping everything neat and as it is. It is about doing anything not to upset the way things are and nothing to change them.
A leader who does this is practicing, for lack of a better term, ‘status quo leadership’. “Lack of a better term” because it is not leadership. The most obvious sign of a status quo leader is one who is always defensive about things being changed.
I saw this video from Dumt & Farligt, a Dansih TV show, where the footage was slowed down to 2,500 frames per second. Some of the subjects they chose were a little random but interesting to see at that speed. Check out the video and catch my thoughts after and please do share some of … Continue reading Slowing Down and Appreciating The Spectacular
Not everyone you lead is following you. That may sting some leaders’ ego. Being on your team is not synonymous with being on the same page. Neither is it clear declaration of motives. Heretic leaders have to trust that those that rally alongside with them in their cause have the same motives as themselves but … Continue reading Not Everyone You “Lead” Follows You