Business & Racial Awareness – Full VideoBusiness & Racial Awareness – Full Video

Recently, I partnered with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion expert, Glen Guyton from GuyStar Enterprises, to help business executives better address racial inequality in their workplace and industry. This 1 hour session was an abridged version of a 4 part, 4 hour series, based on the following books: White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White […]
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New Live Course: Business & Racial Awareness Starts FridayNew Live Course: Business & Racial Awareness Starts Friday

Join Business & Racial Awareness: From Conversation to Action, today. Seats are limited. Sessions start Friday. About the Course I grew up in very white suburbs. With little exposure to other heritages, but a strong moralistic and Christian-centered world view, I considered myself an ally and “woke” before I knew these terms. I said everything […]
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Tony Hsieh Completes His Service on EarthTony Hsieh Completes His Service on Earth

Tony Hsieh, an outstanding example of servant-leadership, the former CEO of Zappos and founder of LinkExchange, passed away Friday November 27th, 2020. He succumbed to injuries suffered during a house fire on November 18th, while visiting family for Thanksgiving. Tony Hsieh & Servant-Leadership Hsieh wrote the book Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and […]
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The Servant-Leader’s Night Before Christmas – 2020 EditionThe Servant-Leader’s Night Before Christmas – 2020 Edition

All I want for Christmas is Servant Leadership ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all of the staff Sat on Zoom hoping a leader would come, on their behalf. Tired of the power model still in the air, They hoped a servant-leader, soon would be there. There had been no focus on long-term success, And […]
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Action Speaks Louder Than WordsAction Speaks Louder Than Words

In times of tragedy and civil unrest, it is easy and common for companies to release position statements. It’s good for leaders to offer their support to communities in need. A positive message that says, “we stand with you” feels good. Unfortunately, in these times, your stakeholders need more than warm fuzzies – they need […]
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Ken Melrose Completes His Service on EarthKen Melrose Completes His Service on Earth

The servant-leadership community lost another great example and shepherd this week. Ken Melrose, former chairman and chief executive officer of The Toro Company, passed away Sunday May 3, 2020. Ken was a passionate advocate for servant-leadership at Toro and beyond. His book, “Making the Grass Greener on Your Side: A CEO’s Journey to Leading by […]
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Map of United States with Percentages of Institutions with Leadership Degree Programs in a Heat Map

New Study: Only 15% of Schools Offer Leadership ProgramsNew Study: Only 15% of Schools Offer Leadership Programs

Heat map of percentage of institutions with leadership programs, in the United States, by state Does anyone believe we have enough good leaders in politics? What about the workplace? I didn’t think so. In the “Be the Good” TEDx talk, I mentioned we have so many bad bosses, that we tend to find poor leadership […]
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Leading in a Time of Crisis – Top Tips from Dozens of PractitionersLeading in a Time of Crisis – Top Tips from Dozens of Practitioners

Virtually everyone faces a new normal today. If you lead people, you face additional challenges. None of us have all the answers. Perhaps together though, we may develop great solutions. We’re here to help. Here is a list of recommendations from people leadership practitioners. They were each asked: What is your advice for leaders facing […]
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Top 9 Tips for Working RemotelyTop 9 Tips for Working Remotely

Infographic: 9 Tips for Working Remotely (Large version here) Are you new to working from home or working remote? Have you considered the challenges and special needs of your remote employees? With the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, there are many people, new to telecommuting, who could use some tips and best practices. I’m […]
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The 5×10 Leadership RuleThe 5×10 Leadership Rule

Team size is a critical factor in the success or failure of an organization. Most organizations permit – or expect – too many direct reports for each team lead. This logic ignores the reality that good people leadership takes time and great people leadership requires more time. To minimize the bad boss syndrome, organizations should […]
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