It would be nice if leadership followed a formula. There would be more consistency across an organization. 1+1=2, if they do this, do that in response, and this will be the result. It's not a formula. Leadership is an art, and everyone has their style.
Have you ever read a book that was actually a mirror into your soul? It's shocking to see yourself reflected in the words. That's what it was like to read The Emotionally Healthy Leader by Peter Scazzero. Then it gets worse, the author asks you to do surgery on yourself.
Culture is a weird word. Merriam-Webster defines it as the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization. It's the leaders that drive the culture. A lot of the year was spent learning about culture. It's tying in what I learned from the Arbinger Institute, Seth Godin's blog, John Maxwell, Pastor … Continue reading What 2017 Taught Me About Leadership and Culture
2017 taught me a lot about working with people in the context of relationships at work, church, and life. Sometimes it went well and other times it didn't. The Value of People I can be tough on someone, but something Ravi Zacharias said on his podcast resonated with me. 'You can be tough on someone, … Continue reading What 2017 Taught Me About Leadership and People