The Game-Changing Power of Leadership Intelligence

Can you read a spreadsheet? Good. Leaders must do that. Can you design a strategy? Good. Leaders must do that too. Can you execute a plan? Good. Leader must also do that. But effective leadership also involves softer skills. Can you read a room? Can you sense the emotional temperature of a team? Can you discern which way…

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Spot Your Team’s Rising Stars

Leaders are like gold-miners. They’re constantly prospecting for the next lead or the next opportunity. But nothing they search for is more valuable, or more important, than the next “rising star” on their team. Rising stars are those members of your team who are exhibiting ever-increasing passion, desire and, most importantly, results. So, how do…

10 Qualities of the Leaders I Want on My Team

Who do you want on your team? What are the qualifications and qualities of the people you want sitting around your leadership table? If you were to make a list of the attributes you would want on the members of your leadership team you would likely include such characteristics as: Go-getter. Someone who ‘makes it…

3 Ways Leaders Can Achieve Much More than Mere “Balance”

Updated from June 2, 2014 post We all have busy seasons. I’m in one of mine right now. It’s a season of the year with extensive travel, with tight deadlines, and with important events happening in my family, my church and in my relational world. In such seasons the first thing many leaders aspire towards…