Category: leaders

Do you want to lead others?

Do you have self-control? Over the years of meeting leaders in industry, business and government I come to believe that one of the key traits of a leader is self-control. This is because self-control helps you control your emotions and

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.

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

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.

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