leadership essentials

Leadership Essentials: Accountability

Several years ago I learned a great lesson on accountability from a manager. I made a small mistake that had a MASSIVE impact. And, my massive, I mean that every account, hundreds of thousands of accounts, in the organization was affected to some degree. As soon as I realized the error I reported it to… Continue reading Leadership Essentials: Accountability

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Everyday Leadership

One of my favorite TED talks is by Drew Dudley. In a short six minutes, Drew helps us see that leadership is something you do. It isn't a title or the corner office, leadership is in the actions you take and the impact you have. After all, leaders create more leaders, not followers. Have… Continue reading Everyday Leadership

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3 Leadership Lessons from Meeting Stephen R. Covey

Dr. Stephen R. Covey died in 2012. His legacy encompasses millions who have read his works (7 Habits of Highly Effective People, First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, and The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness). I remember reading 7 Habits many years ago in one of my first "business" classes in college… Continue reading 3 Leadership Lessons from Meeting Stephen R. Covey