The Best Example of Humility and Will

Good morning - I hope your week is getting off to a great start! In his book, Good to Great, Jim Collins makes the statement that a Level 5 leader is a paradoxical blend of personal humility and professional will. As most of you know, this book has had a great impact in the field … Continue reading The Best Example of Humility and Will

An Act of Service – Leadership

Have you earned your leadership position from those that follow you?  I like this quote by General Mark Welsh, Commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, "Leadership is a gift. It's given by those who follow. You have to be worthy of it." Read the article and watch the video of General Mark Welsh on the Harvard Business … Continue reading An Act of Service – Leadership

The Radical Aspect of Being a Leader

Good Friday morning to you! In Crawford Lorritts' book, Leadership as an Identity, the final and fourth trait of a leader is Radical, Immediate Obedience.  Interesting - we are talking about leaders and yet he says obedience marks a leader.  In many leadership books I have read, obedience is seldom discussed, but as they taught … Continue reading The Radical Aspect of Being a Leader

Servanthood – Leadership Trait 3

Good Monday morning!  I just returned from working with the leadership of a church in east Texas.  There I saw a group of servant leaders.  Men who gladly served others.  Many of these men are the leaders of their own organizations, but they epitomize servant-leaders.  They found great joy in modeling Christ by the way they … Continue reading Servanthood – Leadership Trait 3