Category: leaders

Are you focused on the right things?

Are you sure? The reason for this question is that a number of months ago I had the opportunity to interview some very successful small business leaders. I asked them what were the ways that they sabotaged their own organizations.

Posted in focus, leaders, small business

Are you a servant leader?

Didn’t you know that the best leaders are servants? We’ve all read about the entitled leaders who think that they deserve special monetary incentives or private jets. Sadly they don’t understand that it is bad business and it builds large

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What types of power do organizational leaders have?

An odd question, isn’t it? I believe that the most influential theories of power come from the work of social psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven. These two men categorized power into two groups; organizational and personal power.

Posted in influential theories of power, leaders, leadership

Are leaders born or made?

Of course leaders are born, we all are born! The key question is, does a leader have special DNA in them that kick starts their leadership abilities? I don’t think so, and I’ll tell you why. On a personal note

Posted in DNA, leaders, leadership skills, Student Leadership, true leaders