» Introduction - 10 Steps to Leadership Development
Introduction to our ten-step series on leadership development. Isn't it
time to start your leadership development journey? Discover tools and resources that won't cost you a fortune and will substantially improve your results.
» Step 1 - Find and Fuel Your Ambition
that fuels your ambition to succeed. Once you find that one thing you
love to do and you know your purpose, you will be unstoppable.
» Step 2 - How To Define Leadership
and compare leadership definitions from great leaders
throughout history. No one definition is better than the other. The real
question is what is your definition of being a great leader. Once you
can define it, you are in a better position to attain it.
» Step 3 - The Power of Relationships and Contributions
a successful life through healthy relationships and by making quality
contributions. Success is not about money, although money is important.
Having money without feeling a sense of community is not living a
» Step 4 - Take Inventory of Leadership Effectiveness
the many benefits of our free leadership training, including a 360
degree leadership feedback tool. Learn what your subordinates really
think of you. Are you confident that they respect you as an effective
leader even when you have to make tough decisions? If not, then it's
time to take inventory.
» Step 5 - Seek Leadership Insights
Meyers-Briggs and Personalysis are three personality tests that
companies commonly use for leadership development. However, they usually
come with a price tag. We have a better idea!
» Step 6 - Reacting vs. Responding
Great leaders are
thoughtful leaders. Learn how a thoughtful response is always a better strategy than a quick or emotional reaction.
» Step 7 - Make The Most of Spare Minutes
your 'dashboard diploma'. Listening to books on tape when driving or
working out is a powerful leadership strategy. Over time you'll begin
to adopt critical lessons into your daily activities and you'll soon see
your performance rise to higher standards.
» Step 8 - Stand On The Shoulders of Giants
the right leadership quotations and stories to support and drive
home a key message helps employees to connect to your vision and makes
clearer to them what you expect each member of the team to accomplish.
» Step 9 - Building Your Library of Leadership Resources
Maintaining an educational leadership journal is a practice
that pays you back multi-fold what you put into it. Learn to capture
great leadership lessons, stories, tools and resources.
» Step 10 - Life Management for Success
manage the growth of your business at the same time you're
accomplishing your personal goals and dreams. Discover effective time
management tools to lead and maintain a higher quality work/life balance.