Tag Archives: The character & Conduct of Leaders

A JOURNEY TO EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

A SEVEN MINUTE VIDEO EVERY LEADER SHOULD WATCH Make sure to watch it full screen by clicking on the bottom right corner.

INVESTOR’S DAILY Interview with Betty Shotton, Author of LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP 9-30-2011

When you hold yourself and others accountable for actions good or bad, you build a culture where people don’t make excuses. They’re able to reach their full potential. “It’s essential to investigate causes (of problems), but not to blame anyone … Read More

Leadership’s Role in Shaping Our Future

Balance is a universal law and when extremes are reached, forces will appear to level the playing field whether those fields are financial systems, governments, societies, or the environment. We are witnessing pervasive imbalances in all corners of society worldwide and … Read More

Three Attributes to Overcome Fear and Move through Setbacks

I watched President Obama’s TV address this afternoon and was gratified to hear him cite the important role of values in the conduct and character of our elected officials, in our men and women who serve in the military and … Read More

What’s Up with Leadership (lack of) in Washington?

Two key principles for effective leadership are missing from the cast of elected characters in Washington: authenticity and altruism. Authenticity : Human beings intuitively sense when someone is superficial; saying something that sounds good but disguises underlying truths. From listening to the rhetoric of … Read More

THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR LEADERSHIP

The strength and potential of anything or anyone is relative to its foundation. This is as true for a leader as it is for an organization, a political system, a house or a skyscraper. Our political system for example no longer seems … Read More

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ARE YOU READY FOR LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP?

Well…after 2 years of writing and submitting proposals to Agents & Publishers …and after two years of research and writing…and re- writing…and re-writing; 3 big edits and 7 total, “LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP, 10 Principles for Exceptional Leadership” is two weeks from … Read More

Meaningful Leadership is a MUST

Meaningful Leadership Leaders have a profound and powerful influence on the trajectory of our futures. The dominant leadership model that we have operated under for the past three decades is that financial success is the #1 determinant of overall success. … Read More

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The future of Aviation in North Carolina

I was honored to be the keynote speaker at the annual conference for the North Carolina Association of Airport Executives. Led by organizational President Mark Wiebke of Charlotte International Airport, the conference highlighted the challenges and opportunities that face aviation today. The … Read More

THE LOW COST HIGH RETURN WAY TO MOTIVATE YOUR STAFF

THIS IS A WORTHWHILE READ FOR LEADERS…SAVE MONEY BY CARING; THE VALUE OF YOUR TIME AND ATTENTION TO YOUR STAFF When Money Doesn’t Matter Think for a minute: would you rather have a raise or a weekly one-on-one meeting with … Read More