I would argue that, more than ever before, we are living in a “me-first” society. The rise of the internet and social media has resulted in unprecedented reach and access, giving individuals the ability to broadcast anything and everything about their own lives. “Look at my selfie” (is there nothing else to do in life?)… … Continue reading The Unselfish Decision Maker
Leaders… Never… Stop… Learning
Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore. Solomon’s wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the sons of the east and all the wisdom of Egypt. For he was wiser than all men, than Ethan the Ezrahite, Heman, Calcol and Darda, the … Continue reading Leaders… Never… Stop… Learning
When Leading Means Taking a Step Back…
Leaders, we hear it (and say it) often... "Lead from the front!" And, it's true... most of the time. While there is no doubt that leaders must be out in front leading the charge, there are times when good leadership means taking a step back. Many leaders have a natural bent toward, well, leading. However, one … Continue reading When Leading Means Taking a Step Back…
What Leadership Tune Are You Playing?
Recently a friend of mine asked me, "How do you define leadership?" A very simple question, right? Well, as much as I think about and am passionate about leadership, I found myself having difficulty putting into words what leadership really means. It was a little embarrassing, actually. I had to give my friend the old, "let … Continue reading What Leadership Tune Are You Playing?
The Missing Rearview Mirror
I believe in having mentors. During the day, at random times and in various situations, I will be reminded of something that a mentor has impressed upon me at some point in my life. These "snapshots" will often help me think through how to handle a particular situation or struggle that I am going through. … Continue reading The Missing Rearview Mirror