John C. Maxwell

If you want to do a few small things right, do them yourself. If you want to do great things and make a big impact, learn to delegate.

A Life That Counts

As I age, I gain perspective on the illusion of wealth and status as forms of fulfillment. I don’t want my life to be measured by dollars and cents, or the number of books I’ve authored. Rather, I want to be remembered by the lives that I’ve touched. I want live a life that counts.

Alfred Armand Montapert

We see problems, not as they are, but as we are. That’s why attitude plays such a crucial role in separating those who lead from those who follow. Alfred Armand Montapert said, “The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.”

John C. Maxwell

You can tell the caliber of a person by the amount of opposition it takes to discourage him or her.

Creating a Winning Environment – Part One

The environment has taken center stage recently in the media. Perhaps “environment” should be the word at the center of leadership conversations as well. Consciously or unconsciously, leaders cultivate the environment in their workplaces. Some are lush climates where leaders flourish and thrive, while others are toxic environments where leaders either leave or wither from the pollution. This article poses five questions about the environment … [ Read more ]

Creating a Winning Environment – Part Two

The environment has taken center stage recently in the media. Perhaps “environment” should be the word at the center of leadership conversations as well. Consciously or unconsciously, leaders cultivate the environment in their workplaces. Some are lush climates where leaders flourish and thrive, while others are toxic environments where leaders either leave or wither from the pollution. This article poses five questions about the environment … [ Read more ]

John Maxwell

Within an organization, a few qualities must be homogenous—held in common by all. These are values, vision, and commitment to the team. However, in most areas, hiring for diversity is the wisest course of action. The strongest environments are inhabited by leaders with varied expertise, experiences, backgrounds, and temperaments.

‘Operational’ Leaders Play Vital Role Among Executives

An operational leader is someone who sees how the individual elements of an organization fit together and work to create the larger outcome. When they think about issues, the operational leader’s focus is on the systems and processes that are needed or will be affected.

These leaders serve a key role in ensuring that things get done in an effective and efficient manner.