Above Header Navigation

Leadership LibraryI have written more than 300 articles about Leadership, about 1/3 of which have been published by the SF affiliate of the New York Times. You can focus here on specific issues including Communication, Compensation, Governance, Entrepreneurship, Performance, Planning, and Recruiting

Please check out the Featured Articles and the E-books from our Leadership Library to get you started.

Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedInbufferPinterestGoogle+Email

Does anyone know WHY you’re in business? Wanna tell ‘em?

http://youtu.be/qp0HIF3SfI4

Simon Sinek is one of the speakers at Leadercast 2014 taking place on ONE DAY ONLY on Friday, May 9.

His TED talk, “How Leaders Inspire Action” is the 3rd most watched video on TED with over 16.5 million views. His latest book, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t, was just published.

Real Leaders Love this Message

I have shown this video to CEOs and business leaders over the last 3 years, and each of them has responded with great enthusiasm to what Simon calls the “world’s simplest idea”.

He uses what he calls the golden circle, which becomes a powerful model for how leaders inspire action when they ask the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.

Don’t miss Leadercast 2014 ONLY on Friday, May 9

Take a look at this video and see if it doesn’t stir your imagination about what you can do to inspire action in your company.

It’s one more reason why you shouldn’t miss Leadercast – San Francisco Bay Area on May 9. The Early Bird Specials expire this Friday, April 18 … so make you sure you don’t miss the opportunity to attend this unique, exclusive and inspiring event.

Question: What will you take away from this video that you can put to work in your business?

Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedInbufferPinterestGoogle+Email
Comment

Be a Leader Worth Following: Leadercast 2014

SF Bay Area Image of Video
Every year for the last 12 years, Leadercast has organized a ONE DAY ONLY event focused on Leadership. This year, you can join over 120,000 leaders from around the world at this exclusive event.

The theme varies every year. Last year, it was “Simply Lead”. This year, it is “Beyond You”.

“Our jobs ask much of us. And so do our lives. Employees, families, our boss. We have every reason to focus on our own success.

And yet, leadership calls us to more.

Leadership is beyond the confines of our daily tasks. Beyond the borders of our roles and responsibilities. Leadership asks us to look beyond the everyday and consider the larger community around us – our employees, colleagues, neighbors, and cities. We are asked to look not only inward, but also outward. Beyond ourselves.”

Another Great Roster of Speakers

This year’s speakers offer an exceptional array of experience, talent and insights … from Malcolm Gladwell to Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, a $17 Billion Revenue company … and to Dr. Henry Cloud and Andy Stanley, two of the most heralded speakers from previous Leadercast events with more than 20 books to their credit. Learn more about the great lineup of speakers

Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedInbufferPinterestGoogle+Email
Comment

If You Stop Asking these 10 Questions, You’re Toast

Do NOT Stop Asking These 10 Questions Several years ago, I wrote about whether we needed another checklist of the 10 Stupid Things I can’t stop doing ..or the Top 5 things I need to do before I brush my teeth (really, nothing, do that first … please). I ran across it recently and re-read…

Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedInbufferPinterestGoogle+Email
» See Full Post...

“You have to understand what it is that you are better at than anybody else and mercilessly focus your efforts on it.”

Andy Grove, the former CEO of Intel, wrote the book, “Only the Paranoid Survive”, a testament to his relentless drive and devotion. Two of the quotes attributed to him are a good way to start the week … and to be reminded of what I wrote about last week … that hope is NOT a…

Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedInbufferPinterestGoogle+Email
» See Full Post...

God is not on the side of the big arsenals, but on the side of those who shoot best.

~ Voltaire There are days when we think we have no chance at all. Others got there first … they have bigger armies and bigger arsenals … more money, more experience, more followers …. But, the battle is not lost. They are not your enemy. You are your enemy … but you can absolutely overcome…

Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedInbufferPinterestGoogle+Email
» See Full Post...

How did Bruno Mars make it to the Super Bowl Halftime Show?

Bruno Mars

>How did Bruno Mars make it to the Super Bowl Halftime Show? Do you like the music of the Hawaiian-born Peter Gene Hernandez? He’s a mighty good Elvis impersonator in case you missed him. His father nicknamed him after a famous wrestler; later, Bruno added another name to it. You may know him today as…

Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedInbufferPinterestGoogle+Email
» See Full Post...