Leadership Requires Love

Leadership requires love. For many people the word love is over-romanticized. Love is actually a decision, a commitment, a passion. In marriage and in every aspect of life, love is not something that we fall into but rather is a decision that we...

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A Work In Progress

At the end of a year or the beginning of the next, organizations develop plans and goals for the coming year. They define or refine their strategy, assess and adjust their priorities, and update their goals. As leaders we should do the same for...

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Three Tools for Personal Growth

Are you living life or does it feel like life is living you? There are three important tools that help a leader, or anyone for that matter, take control of the direction of their lives. These are a life purpose statement, a list of core values...

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Strategic Segmentation

Most people are familiar with the concept of market segmentation, dividing the market for a company or product into various buckets that can then be further analyzed and understood. In consumer products the market is often segmented based on...

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An Attitude of Gratitude

We have all seen the scenario – as some people grow in power and prestige they exhibit more and more of a sense of entitlement. They think that they deserve to be treated special. They should get whatever they want as soon as they ask for...

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Leaders and Those That Lead

There are leaders and then there are those that lead. We hear the term “leader” in many places – political leaders, community leaders, church leaders, military leaders, sports leaders, etc. These “leaders” are elected, appointed, or anointed to...

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