7 Qualities A Leader Can’t Afford NOT To Have

How do you know you’re a leader worth following? By definition, that’s what a leader is: a person whom others follow. (If no one is following you, you’re probably not a leader, unless you’re pre-launch, but even then, look back at your life. Has anyone followed you… ever?) Naturally, you can gain a following through…

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5 Signs You’re Becoming an Irrelevant Leader

So how relevant are you as a leader? Any idea how you’d answer that accurately? You can debate how important relevance is all day long (and many do), but the truth is irrelevant leaders make almost no impact on the people or causes around them. Why is that? Well, it’s not about being current or…

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How To Handle Your Critics Like a Pro, Not a Toddler

So you signed up for leadership, but you didn’t really sign up for all the criticism that came with it, did you? And yet here you are. Next question: did anything really prepare you for the emotional journey of leadership? Nope. Me neither. Criticism is an almost daily staple for most leaders. You get everything…

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5 [New] Character Rules Every Leader Should Follow

Character has always been important, but it seems like it’s never been as important as it is now. There have been far too many stories of church leaders, business leaders, politicians, athletes and other public figures whose private walk has not measured up to their public talk and whose integrity has been far less than…

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7 Signs The Insecure Leader on the Team…Is You

Ever feel a little insecure as a leader? You’re not alone. Insecurity is something I’ve battled, and I can think of almost no-one in leadership who hasn’t struggled with it at some point, including most very successful leaders. Insecurity is that awkward lack of confidence that makes you too aggressive in some settings, and too…

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