Leaders are Made, Not Born

Leadership is a critical component of any successful business. But what makes a good leader? Is it something that can be learned, or are some people born with the qualities necessary to lead effectively? In this blog post, I’ll explore the idea that leaders are...

The Danger of Soft Leadership

The definition of good leadership is ever-evolving. And today, the trend is toward more compassionate leadership or servant leadership. And as with every leadership trend, there is a danger of it going too far. In this evolution, the risk is tipping over into soft...

Leaders – Without Personal Accountability You Will Fail

Accountability is an essential leadership trait. Without it, you will fail. Personal accountability is owning your actions and decisions – no excuses. It’s taking responsibility for your successes and failures. Leaders who are not accountable often blame...

Leadership Isolation – How To End It

We don’t talk about leadership isolation very often. We expect leaders to be strong, decisive, and resilient. But we don’t talk about the need they have for a community.  Leaders have the pressure of an entire company on their shoulders. And they carry that weight all...

Five Tips for Building a Leadership Team

Building a leadership team isn’t even a concern until your business succeeds and grows. Early on, your business may just be you and a great idea. And as you grow, you begin to surround yourself with helpers—the people who allow you to get more things done. But there...

Three Responsibilities of Leadership

The responsibilities of leadership aren’t always the first thing we think about as we grow our business. For the small business owner, it can even sneak up on them. They start small, then surround themselves with helpers with whom he interacts daily. With success...