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The One Phrase That Every Leader Needs

The One Phrase That Every Leader Needs

In last week’s blog, I shared that my wife and I kicked off the new year by volunteering at a spiritual development conference called “Passion 2016." The scope of the conference was impressive: 40,000 people between the ages of 18 and 25 hailing from all 50 states and 51 countries spread across three different arenas in the southern United States.

Two More Truths -- Setting Standards, Part 3

Two More Truths -- Setting Standards, Part 3

While some situations may require the leader to independently set standards (e.g. a big cultural turnaround or when leading exceptionally inexperienced followers), many situations benefit from leaders involving their followers in the development of the standards.

Simple Words from an Accomplished Leader -- Setting Standards, Part 1

Simple Words from an Accomplished Leader --  Setting Standards, Part 1

During my now 15 year investigation of the inner realities of exceptional leadership, I have been blessed with opportunities to visit with leadership development professionals at three institutions whose focus on developing leaders is quintessential: The United States Military Academy (aka “West Point”), The United States Naval Academy, and The United States Air Force Academy.