We become what we consistently do. To become better, we must be focused, disciplined, and determined. Leadership is no different. To be a good leader, we must first start with becoming a better human being. Leadership has nothing to do with a title or position. Leadership is a way of life.
The purpose of this blog is to encourage and challenge people to assess their effectiveness as leaders and individuals and reflect on how they might become better. We must all take on a growth mindset to become better than the person we were yesterday. I hope you are challenged by what you read, and I invite you to share and leave comments. Be sure to subscribe to get the latest posts sent directly to your email.
What’s Your Code?
Different military branches hold to a moral/ethical code, an ethos, or in the case of the Vikings, laws. These codes and laws dictate and determine decision making, actions of the individual, and overall quality of life. Most branches of the military require their cadets to learn and memorize their branch’s code of conduct. What fascinates…
Watch The Company You Keep
“Bad company corrupts good character” (Menander and the Apostle Paul). “Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are” (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe). “Some would argue that you’re as successful as the company you keep. Certainly, there is a connection between our friends and who we are” (Simon Sinek). “The…
Recognize Your People
Tom had a great idea to bring more community involvement to his organization. He researched and planned everything it would take to make his idea successful. He then brought his idea to his leadership, and they gave him the green light. He spent hours putting together materials, volunteers, and speaking with the right people to…
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“Selfless acts sometimes require us to be uncomfortable.” – Kristopher Wallaert, EdD