Top 20 Quotes From The 2019 Global Leadership Summit

Global Leadership Summit 2019 has been jam-packed with leadership gold. Here are a few of my favorite nuggets… From Craig Groeschel… “Leaders, show the people what’s in your heart.”  “There is a big difference between impressing you and connecting with you.” “Constraints drive creativity.” “Perfection is often the enemy of progress.” “Everyone wins when the…

14 Ways I Was Impacted by This Year’s Global Leadership Summit

This is a very personal blog post. Participating in the Global Leadership Summit is always an intensely personal undertaking. As member of the team, certainly I am looking at things from a broader, strategic and operational perspective. But at its heart, the Summit continues to be a place where my own leadership is stretched and…

10 Ways Leaders Become ‘Grandmasters’

Leadership is a lot like a game of chess. Like a grandmaster in chess, the best leaders have an uncanny ability to look several moves ahead. They anticipate changes; some well down the road and adapt accordingly. Watch a grandmaster chess champion in action and you’ll see what I mean. Unlike pedestrian players, like me,…

5 Ways To Spot Leadership Talent, When You’re Too Busy to Spot Talent

Every leader knows that looking for emerging talent is a crucial leadership competency. But most leaders also believe that their plates are simply too full to be able to add talent-scouting into their busy roles. But at the 2017 Global Leadership Summit, Bill Hybels offered a way that any leader can become a master talent…

How Leaders Solve the Biggest Problem-Solving Problems

Problem-solving is in the “DNA” of effective leadership.  So how come sometimes it just doesn’t work? Why is it that some attempts at problem-solving feel like you’re just butting your head into a brick wall? Why do some of the best-intentioned problem-solving initiatives just fall flat? Sometimes it’s because, right out of the gate, you…