Leadership Question: what is your motivation?

What is it that drives you to lead?  What is it that motivates you be the one, the team leader, the department head, the leadership executive, the C-level executive, the head-honcho, the corporate head or the owner of the company?   Is it money, position, or title?  Is it admiration, fame, or status?   Is it control, a sense of … More Leadership Question: what is your motivation?

The Eyes of a Leader

What do you see when your team members talk to you about a project, in a meeting, about a goal, what they’re working on, or anything for that matter?   Maybe that’s not the right question.  Maybe the question is what are you not seeing?  What is passing you by?  Are there things you are not observing? Why is … More The Eyes of a Leader

Humble resolve

Humility is one of the qualities of a servant leader.  Yet there is some confusion about what humility is.  Some, when they hear this idea put forward don’t make the connection.  They think humility is weak, frothy, sunken, and unassertive.  They see humility as the mark of a loser.  They don’t see how humility and leadership can co-exist.  Leaders are … More Humble resolve

The Culture Creator, part III

Now develop habits within your organization that amplify your MVV.   In fact, we need to talk about behaviors (aka: habits) more than numbers.  It is our behaviors that help us accomplish our MVV, not metrics.  Metrics is a thermometer to take the temperature of an organization.  Behaviors or habits are they way we get to the numbers we need.  Thus, the living out … More The Culture Creator, part III