The Vital Importance of Respect in Leadership

In his opening talk at the 2017 Global Leadership Summit, GLS founder Bill Hybels called upon leaders to accept a higher standard when it comes to respect and civility. What a timely message this is. One need only listen to the shrill discord in the public arena surrounding racial issues in the United States, and…

‘I Was Wrong’ vs ‘I Made a Mistake’- A Vital Leadership Distinction

“I’m sorry. I made a mistake.” How many times have you heard a leader offer up that kind of explanation for something they’ve done? Got caught fudging the numbers? “I’m sorry. I made a mistake.” Told a blatant lie? “I’m sorry. I made a mistake.” Had an inappropriate relationship? “I’m sorry. I made a mistake.”…