Scaling is impossible without delegation. On the other hand, delegating to smart, capable people can be intimidating and make you feel out of control. But if you can ignore the details while focusing on the goal of every business function, you can effectively delegate. As an added bonus, you’ll be able to learn from them, […]
Change agents run into problems when they bring powerful vision and hope into an insecure company. When they arrive, leaders can feel as though their culture and goal, maybe even their position and authority, are threatened. But the answer isn’t to give up. Instead, find out how to turn a change agent from your personal […]
An action-based life comes from the discipline of making good, hard decisions. Are there decisions you should be making faster? Practice making those decisions quickly, and watch how things move forward. Discuss in Slack.
Servant-leaders win hearts, because they choose to respect others and their needs. That means finding out what those needs are. I hope you’re finding those skills in this issue. If you are, I hope you let them strengthen your heart in love for those you’re serving. Discuss in Slack.
Serving is behind-the-scenes discipline. For example, working out your body happens when you want to look good, but it also happens when you want to be able to carry your wife and kids out of a burning building…sometimes when nobody can see. Everyone wants to do the visible things, because they bring the praise. But […]
No gimmicks, and no techniques. The only way to build character is to go through it. It’s easy to talk about how bad racism is and how horrible Enron was, and we should. But character is only formed when it costs you something…when you put process behind your words. So say the right thing. But […]
Servant-leadership is the counter-intuitive way to build profitable relationships with the people who matter most. But most people don’t know what it is. So let’s cut through the quick-fix and get to what makes it so challenging. Everyone’s a Leader These Days Everyone seems to think they’re a leader. The term has almost entirely lost […]