Be a Growth Minded Leader

The best leaders are growth minded


(Special note: I’ll be announcing the details of my next book: The Little Book of Personal Growth next week so make sure to check back then). Author Tom Hopkins wisely says, “You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.” There are two main types […]

The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Raising your Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional intelligence (E.I.) is a crucial but often overlooked leadership attribute. Having emotional intelligence allows you to recognize you’re own and other’s emotional state, manage them appropriately, and be able to use them to influence your behaviors and attitude. Author Daniel Goleman said this about emotional intelligence, “If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if […]

Identify your Weakness to Maximize your Strengths

How to identify your weakness

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It’s easy to clearly see our areas of strengths while at the same time being blinded to our areas of weakness. Being able to honestly evaluate ourselves and identify areas of weakness is something all leaders need to be able to do. The purpose of identifying your weakness is to be able to see the […]

Support from Others Quotes

Leaders need the support of other people

Support from others

Below are a collection of the best quotes about support from others. If you sign up to my email list I will send you a PDF copy of Success Quotes, Foundational Elements for Lasting Success and Characteristics and Qualities of a Great Leader: A Quote Book Full of Truth and Wisdom. All you need to […]

5 Practical Ways to Overcome Your Leadership Fear

Brave leaders survive


This is a contributing article by Ben Russel who is the owner of, which is a college paper writing service helping students with their academic assignments. Leadership is for the brave. It is imperative that as a leader you are able to face challenges that come with leadership. In whatever position of leadership an individual is, one […]

Three Leadership Conferences Every Christian Leader Should Attend

Top Christian leadership conferences

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Leaders should attend at least one leadership conference every year. Conferences should be a method in your personal growth plan. There are many benefits to attending a leadership conference. The main reasons are sharpening your leadership skills and being around like minded people. Over the years I’ve attended several different conferences. The 3 below are […]

How to Be an Influential Follower (Part 2)

Lead your boss


In the first part of this series we discussed serving and exceeding the expectations of your leader. There are powerful results when you chose to be an influential follower. It not only positively impacts your direct supervisor but those higher in the chain of command. Influencing your boss can allow you to be seen as […]

The Leadership Mandate

The Leadership MandateBook description: Leadership has little to do with a title or position and everything to do with influence. The Leadership Mandate reveals that you (yes, even you) are a leader because to some degree you have influence with those around you. Since you’re a leader, I call you to start taking your influence seriously by developing the leader within you. You will learn about the 10 essential elements of influence. They include:

1. Self-Leadership: To influence people requires leading yourself successfully
2. Thinking: Move yourself above the competition by engaging in thinking
3. Relationship Skills: Relationships are the cornerstone to your life and influence
4. Lifelong Learner: Develop yourself to unlock your potential
5. Strength-Based: Concentrate on your strengths to produce maximum results
6. Communication Skills: Communication skills allow you to extend your reach and share your message
7. Passion: Have your passions the focal point of your life
8. Purpose: Be purpose driven by living out what you have been called to do
9. Personal Vision: Vision is the compass toward a bigger and better future
10. Producer: Producing results positions you toward success and achievement

The book offers practical and foundational principles to help you move toward your maximum leadership potential.

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