Leadership Is Not About You, But It Starts With You

One of the most important things I have learned over the years about leadership is that in order to become a better leader of others, you must first learn to lead yourself well. A favorite quote of mine that captures…

Leading Yourself Part III: Self-Improvement

“Everyone wins when a leader gets better.” –Bill Hybels I’ve always loved this quote because it highlights the importance of leaders taking the time to get better. To look at themselves first.  To improve. To grow. And when they do,…

Leading Yourself Part II: Self-Evaluation

Once you have a clear sense of who you are, the next phase in self-leadership development is to conduct an honest and objective self-evaluation. This is all about knowing where you are right now. What is your current reality? That…

10 Things Every Leader Must Know

Great leaders are great self-leaders. They understand that in order to have maximum impact and influence, they must commit to leading themselves effectively. This is not an easy task though—not even for the best leaders. I heard Dr. Henry Cloud…

Are You Leading?

“Everything rises and falls on leadership.” –John Maxwell As we wrap up this seven-part series on the key questions that every leader must ask of themself, it is appropriate to end with the most important question of all. That is,…

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