Leadership Articles

POWER BOOK: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

[blockquote text=’POWER BOOK is an Aspire blog that features a life changing book. ?Amanda Scott, an Aspire managing partner, has extensive leadership experience and in this blog features the great John Maxwell classic, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. ?Great review! – Wes Saade, M.D.’ text_color=’#ffffff’ width=’95’ line_height=’undefined’ background_color=’#aaaaaa’ border_color=’#dba400′ show_quote_icon=’no’ quote_icon_color=’#dba400′]   Have you […]

Focus On What (not How)

Don?t limit your dreams to things you know how to get to!? The ?how? will reveal itself, when you can clearly answer, “What do I want get to?” ? The clearer you see the ?what,? the faster the ?how? will come! I recently listened to an interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger by Piers Morgan on CNN.? […]

Conviction ? A Leadership Lesson From Aung San Suu Kyi

Your calling!? What is it?? Is it just a thought and a dream, or a deep conviction – unshakable and undeterred? A champion for democracy in Burma, Ang San Suu Kyi was a political prisoner for over 15 years, jailed by a military regime that brought tyranny to their country.? She persisted, unshakable in her […]

See People, Not Employees

How are you relating to your employees? ?Do you see those you lead as workers and employees, or as people?? People with pains, worries and fears.? People with strengths, hopes and dreams.? People who hurt, love and cry.? People who laugh, care and die! Have you ever worked for someone who is only interested in […]

Be In Charge Of Your Thoughts

Are you in charge of your thoughts, or are they always automatic, reflexive and spontaneous? ?I discovered if I want to control my thoughts, feelings, actions and life, I cannot let my brain always dictate what I think about. Do you ever find yourself obsessing about a thought, an idea or a problem?? Do you […]

How To Lead The Hard To Influence (Part One)

It may be your spouse, your child, your team member, your employee or your boss! ?As a leader, what do you do with the difficult to lead? About a year ago one of our managers came to me and asked me?a question I think every good leader asks.? She said,??How do I influence the difficult […]

What Is Your Life Purpose?

What is your calling, your mission – your life purpose? Can you write it in one sentence? You are a leader at home, at work and in the community!? If you want to be more effective in your leadership, I urge you to give this some thought, and consider writing down what your life is […]

The Most Crucial Step Of Growth

It is immersive and aggressive experiences that cause us to leap to the next step!? What experiences contribute most to developing leadership to you? They are?those?in which?you have to perform!? No ifs, ands or buts!? Experiences where you cannot rely or depend on anyone else to make the tough calls and the crucial decisions of […]

Write And Speak Like Winston Churchill

Have you ever wondered if writing and speaking are important to your leadership?? It was imperative for Sir Winston Churchill’s leadership. I recently made a trip to New York partly to visit The Morgan, an exceptional Manhattan museum built around the private library and study of the great American financier J.P Morgan. I had heard […]

6 Reasons Leaders Don’t Build Relationships With Those They Lead

Are you afraid of building relationships with those you lead? ?Let me share with you the reasons why most leaders don?t and why they should! As leaders, we need to invest in building relationships that can withstand the howling winds of misunderstanding and change, enduring a lifetime. Relationships that pierce through to the core, and […]
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