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"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." - John C. Maxwell

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Leading the Way: The Essential Role of Leadership in Today's Organizations


April 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of modern organizations, one factor remains constant: the critical importance of leadership. From small startups to mul...

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"Success is not just about what you accomplish in your life; it's about what you inspire others to do." - Unknown

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Cultivating Success: Understanding the Foundations of Organizational Development


March 18th, 2024

Have you ever wondered what sets thriving organizations apart from those that struggle to survive? What if I told you that the secret lies in understa...

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"The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly." —Jim Rohn

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Balance and Flexibility


September 29, 2023

Leading a team is like walking a tightrope—a delicate balance of contrasting traits. Picture a tightrope walker high above the circus floor. They need...

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"A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be." —Rosalynn Carter

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What You Need vs. What You Want


September 22, 2023

Leadership, at its core, is about guiding a group of individuals toward a common destination. Many leaders can meet their followers' desires and goals...

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"People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision." — John Maxwell

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People Buy You


September 15, 2023

Have you ever been part of a project or initiative where the big picture seemed compelling on paper, but something felt lacking? Often, the missing li...

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The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. —Theodore Roosevelt

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Pick Good People


August 28, 2023

Leadership isn't about micromanaging every task or insisting on doing everything yourself. It's about building a team of capable individuals and empow...

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Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. —Publilius Syrus

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Rough Seas Ahead


August 21, 2023

It's easy to be a leader when everything is rolling. When the whole team is in the zone and the skies are clear. But what happens when the waves grow ...

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I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. —Ralph Nader

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Lead Like a Gardener


August 14, 2023

Have you ever stopped to think about the true purpose of leadership? Is it about having a group of people who obediently follow your lead, or is it so...

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"The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born." —Warren Bennis

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Leaders Are Made, Not Born


August 7, 2023

There is no such thing as a "Natural Born Leader." I wish I could shout that from every mountain top in the world. Leaders are not born, they are mad...

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"My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence." —General Montgomery

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There Is More to Leading


July 31, 2023

Once upon a time, in the heart of a jungle, there lived a mighty lion. His intimidating presence commanded respect among all creatures. One day, while...

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Where there is no vision, the people perish. —Proverbs 29:18

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Vision Comes First


July 24, 2023

This quote should be taken to heart by every leader out there. This is the real truth about the importance of having a clear sense of direction in lif...

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"I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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The Little Things Matter


July 19, 2023

In the world of business, it's often the little things that make the biggest difference. It's not always about the big, flashy ideas or the latest and...

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"A defining characteristic of a good leader is the conviction that he or she can make a positive difference - can prevail even when the odds are stacked against him or her. A successful leader is not easily swayed from this self-belief." - Bill Walsh

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The Right Type of Positive


July 11, 2023

Leadership is hard. If anyone tells you differently, they are lying. When we are in a leadership position, we get all the blame and none of the credit...

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"You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good." - Jerry West

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Do It, To Become It


June 26, 2023

Do you ever find yourself waking up each morning filled with excitement to tackle the day's work? If your answer is "no," you're not alone. In my pers...

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A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Attraction Is Not Enough


June 19, 2023

Wouldn't it be great if, as a leader, we had a team that just got it? A team that got along, a team that worked towards the same goal, a team that sta...

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"Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal." — Vince Lombardi

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Hard Work Pays Off


June 12, 2023

If we are going to grow and develop in anything: sports, a new skill, our jobs, and especially leadership, we need to work on our TEE Shot. If we wa...

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A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. —Lao Tzu

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We Did It Ourselves


June 5, 2023

The main job of a leader is to teach others how to teach themselves to be their best. Brian Cain once told me that leaders do not motivate; they teach...

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“We all have a choice of the type of organizational/personal environment we create through the behaviors we model – we can create an environment of people who are committed to us, or merely compliant or complacent.” - Ed Hendricks

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It's Our Choice


May 29, 2023

This quote comes directly from my father. It is something that he has included in every training session, workshop, or coaching session that he has ev...

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“Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be” – John Wooden

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Failure is OK


May 22, 2023

Failure is a huge part of success. I'm going to let that sink in for a second. To be successful, we first must fail. Most of us have heard about this ...

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"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them." - Michael Jordan

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Great Expectations


May 15, 2023

This message from the G.O.A.T. rings just as accurate today as when he uttered those words. I have heard the phrase "I can't" too often in our world; ...

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"Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position." - Brian Tracy

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No Title Needed


May 8, 2023

The chaos and uncertainty of our world today has drastically changed the way we live both our personal and work lives. It seems like every day we face...

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“Leadership is influence." - John C. Maxwell

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Influencer


May 1, 2023

Leadership is something that we see in every area of our life. Whether we have a title of leadership or not, when we do lead, we influence others. Thi...

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“There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen.” - Christopher Morley

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Become a Listener


April 24, 2023

We need to listen in order to be an effective communicator. Many of us may think that the key to being a good talker is to have a strong voice, to be ...

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“I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?” —Benjamin Disraeli

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Follower First


April 17, 2023

In the past 35 years, I’ve had the opportunity to develop and mentor several thousand leaders from 24 different countries. The most successful leaders...

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“Do Unto Others As They Would Like to be Done Unto.” – Platinum Rule

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The Platinum Rule


April 10, 2023

As a leader, this is a very interesting concept. Do unto others as they would like to be done unto; this is known as the Platinum Rule. Most of us hav...

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"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." - Jack Welch

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Rethinking Success


April 4, 2023

I don’t know about all of you, but for me, this was one of the hardest transitions to make when I became a basketball coach. During my whole athletic ...

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"There's no substitute for hard work. If you work hard and prepare yourself, you might get beat, but you'll never lose." - Nancy Lieberman

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Hard Work


March 27, 2023

There was an old woodcutter who impressed the king that he worked for. During the first month on the job, the woodcutter was able to cut 20 trees down...

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"All of life is peaks and valleys. Don't let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low." - John Wooden

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Be Consistent


March 13, 2023

There is a great story I heard once about a farmer from the old country. He was a rich farmer because he was the only farmer who had a horse. He went ...

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“Some people want it to happen, some people wish it to happen, other people make it happen.” - Michael Jordan

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Make It Happen


March 6, 2023

This quote by the legendary basketball player Michael Jordan speaks to the power of action and determination to achieve success. In life, there are th...

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“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. - Oprah Winfrey

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Be Thankful


February 27, 2023

Did you know it is not possible to be angry, sad, or afraid while being thankful? This is a true fact. It is literally impossible, to have any of thos...

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“The secret to getting ahead is to get started.” - Mark Twain

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Let's Get It Started


February 13, 2023

I love this quote, so many of life’s failures are from people who didn’t stay the course, but I think most of life’s failures are from people who neve...

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“Always remember, your focus determines your reality.” - George Lucas

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Change Your Focus


February 6, 2023

A man walked into his boss's office. He told her that he was quitting because the company had a toxic work environment. The boss asked for examples, t...

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“Even the accomplished suffer setbacks sometimes. The more bitter the lessons, the greater the success will be.” - Lucio Tan

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Suffering Setbacks


January 30, 2023

Give yourself grace if you have faced challenges and may have fallen off the path. For those of us that are religious, we know God gives us grace; it’...

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“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” - Martin Luther King Jr.

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Finding Hope


January 23, 2023

This quote has been sticking with me recently. Based on how things are going in your life, it is 100% ok to be disappointed, what isn’t ok, is to lose...

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"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." - Muhammad Ali

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Servant Leadership


January 16, 2023

It is a fun time of year. We are just coming off Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Spending time with family and friends that maybe we haven’t seen in a w...

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“The behavior you exhibit as a leader, becomes the acceptable behavior of your followers and those you interact with.” - Ed Hendricks

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Actions Speak Louder...


January 9, 2023

Wow isn’t this so true. How many of us have worked with bosses, coaches, supervisors, etc. who said one thing, but acted in a totally different way? I...

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"I'm not telling you it's going to be easy; I'm telling you it's going to be worth it. - Art Williams"

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Trust the Process


January 3, 2023

As this new adventure starts, I want to reflect on one of my favorite quotes. One of the mantras I’ve started to truly believe in is to “Trust the pro...

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