In episode 14 of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast, Craig talks about how we as leaders need to sharpen our communication skills. It was an excellent espisode – below are my take notes and important take aways. Like it or not, all leaders are communicators – it’s not a choice. The opposite is also true,… Continue reading Communication
This sounds really obvious but to be an effective leader, you must cast a compelling vision of where you want to take your followers and why. Equally as obvious is the fact that people cannot read your mind. This means that to lead well, you must communicate clearly and often. The problem is that vision… Continue reading Boss or Leader?
When a leader gets better, the whole organization gets better. There are many resources available to help you improve as a leader. It can even be overwhelming to even sort through them all. However, that is not an excuse to not be intentional about improving your skills. A new resource available is the Craig Groeschel… Continue reading New Podcast to Improve Your Leadership Skills
t’s getting to be that time of year again. A time for reflection, a time for pause and a time to contimplate “what’s next?”.
Too often we find ourselves hiding behind our PowerPoint slides. This is a great communication tip to help get our message heard. [click image for short video] Becoming a great leader worth following means personalizing and humanizing your presentations. Make yourself more central and your slide presentation less of the focus. Source: Tip 1 –… Continue reading Great Leadership Tip – Less Slides, More You
3 excellent leadership principals. Click on image or link below for short video. If I had to give you three things that would be, hey, these are the three talents, these are the three skills, these are the three lists of a good leader, Source: Three Principle Strengths of Leaders – Leadercast
I am excited about this latest (audible) book I have just started. I am a big fan of the philosophy of never stop learning. The research Liz presents in this book seem to back that up. It’s not what you know today that separates you from the pack, it’s how quickly can you learn!
Just because you think you have communicated something, it does not necessarily mean it has been understood.
As 2013 comes to an end it provides an opportunity to think about the year that has past and look forward to the year to come. I am not a big “New Year’s Resolutions” kind of guy but something I will be trying to do more of in 2014 is to write (blog) more often.… Continue reading Why Blog?
I found Brad’s post to be very compelling. He highlighted 12 points that are important for leaders if they are going to be authentic in how they lead. In a digital age authenticity is something that easily is lost. I believe the world needs more authentic leaders, ones that are true to themselves and those… Continue reading 12 Keys to Authentic Leadership – Brad Lomenick