Monday Quick Tip ~ Silence is Golden

“Silence is golden and I want to be rich” was my teacher’s way of getting us 2nd graders to be quiet and listen.  The phrase, “silence is golden” has been around for centuries. Wise leaders know when to speak up and when to give their tongues a rest.  It is no secret that our mouthContinue reading “Monday Quick Tip ~ Silence is Golden”

Guard Your Heart

This is a guest post from Mark Miller.  Mark’s latest book is, The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow. Originally Posted on greatleadersserve.org on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 GUARD YOUR HEART! The Heart of Leadership is built upon a simple premise: unless your heart is right, no one cares about your skills.Continue reading “Guard Your Heart”

Monday Quick Tip ~ Read, Lead and Succeed

A Review of The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow,by Mark Miller Mark Miller’s latest book, The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow is a short, simple yet powerful read.  It continues the story of Blake from one of Mark’s earlier books, Great Leaders Grow.  But youContinue reading “Monday Quick Tip ~ Read, Lead and Succeed”

Monday Quick Tip ~ Lead Yourself First

“He that is master of himself will soon be master of others.” A contemporary paraphrase of the above proverb is, “The person who leads himself or herself will lead others.”  Self-leadership is a must if we are going to lead others. My leadership has been heavily influenced in this area by one of my mentors,Continue reading “Monday Quick Tip ~ Lead Yourself First”

Monday Quick Tip ~ Find Your Song

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.  ~ Swedish Proverb As leaders we set the tone for the teams we lead.  If we have a negative, small, critical attitude, we will soon experience the same among our team members. A story I read years ago in Max Lucado’s book In the Eye ofContinue reading “Monday Quick Tip ~ Find Your Song”