8 of 10: A Modern-Day Leader Shows Respect Before Expecting It

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On rare occasions, when we go into work environments to teach and coach on leadership development, we sometimes encounter leaders that are a bit guarded. For whatever reason, there can be an element of feeling like, “These guys don’t know what it takes to lead in my position,” or “I lead just fine, and I don’t need this stuff.”

3 of 10: A Modern-Day Leader Has A Strong Inner Circle

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As I sat with Ashley during an appointment last week, I listened as she gleamed with pride talking about her 15-year-old daughter. She had just gone to her first homecoming dance, was about to begin working a seasonal job at a local haunted house, and was maintaining straight A’s as she began her freshman year. I asked if she had any other children. “I have a 16-year-old son and things aren’t as easy with him,” she admitted.

1 of 10: A Modern-Day Leader Is Always Learning

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Just for fun, I decided to search “leadership books” on Amazon to see how many results I’d get. The answer: Over 60,000. That’s just books! This doesn’t begin to include articles, blogs, podcasts, videos, online classes, and other useful resources you might be able to find on the internet.

The Strategy To Overcome Insecure Leaders

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We all know the qualities of an insecure leader: Takes all credit when things go well. Passes all responsibility when things aren’t going perfectly. Threatened by the abilities and potential of others. Hides valuable information from the staff.

Hit the Refresh Button on Your Career Mission

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How do we refresh ourselves in our careers? After all, we spend nearly half of our waking hours serving our occupational space, so shouldn’t refreshing our occupational spirit be high on our priority lists?