Discretion

French General and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte said,

“When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. “ 

Leadership is not just about being in charge. It's about empowering your team to be the best they can be. Empowerment is crucial because...

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Influence

Leadership expert John Maxwell said,

“Leadership is influence.”  

Great leaders know that they must influence others to achieve their goals. Influence is the power to affect others' actions, decisions, and beliefs. Effective leaders understand that they need to communicate...

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Meddle

26th President of the United States, Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt said,

“The best executive is the one who picks good men and has self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them.”

This is the most common mistake I see leaders make! It is frustrating for all parties. I love being...

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Attraction

18th Century German writer Johann Wolgang Von Goethe said,

“A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.”  

Are you attractive? It sounds like an odd question to ask a leader. But I think there is something in our character and the way we...

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Captain

Publilius Syrus, was a 1st century Syrian from Antioch. He said,

“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.“ 

The real test of leadership is when the pressure is on!

What happens when there's a crisis or things are not going well, or we are receiving undue influence from...

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Results

Austrian American management consultant, Peter Drucker said,

“Leadership is defined by results not attributes.”  

Ultimately our leadership is about achieving outcomes and should be measured as such. Often in leadership development and training circles you get the sense that sitting...

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