Tag Archive - Leaders of Character

Why a Good Leader Can Make a Bad Decision

Regret

It happens everywhere, and we are all vulnerable. In business, in the military, in non-profits and in churches good leaders succumb to a temptation. Every leader is vulnerable including me and you.

I am talking about moral decisions. Decisions that ruin our credibility, our reputations and our moral authority. The public is shocked. Our friends are surprised. And our family may be devastated.  Continue Reading…

Integrity and “Just This Once” – Interview #2 with NYT Best Selling Author Karen Dillon and Dave Anderson on IMPACT Talk Radio

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Dave Anderson interviews New York Times best selling author Karen Dillon – Topic: Integrity and “Just This Once.” (30 minutes)

Karen Dillon is the former editor of the Harvard Business Review and author of How Will You Measure Your Life the New York Times Best Seller.

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Other resources -free PDF downloads of character-based interview questions are available at Overwhelmedmanagersguide.com.

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Stop Reacting! Start Leading!

Listen to IMPACT Talk Radio today for no fluff, straight talking solutions designed to IMPACT high IMPACT leaders who want to lead high IMPACT Teams. Every show goes beyond theory and gets into HOW to make an IMPACT that matters.

How To Find The Next Leader Among Your Employees

Manifying one person

Who is ready to lead? Someone has been promoted. Someone has left the company. Someone needs to be ready. But is that person already available or do you have to go outside the organization? That is the question.

There are a lot of highly skilled people waiting for a chance to lead. But, we all remember those great individual contributors that moved into leadership and struggled. Finding the right person is vital. But, it doesn’t have to be guess work. Continue Reading…

Leaders of Character: Don’t Need The Spotlight

Who Deserves The Spotlight?

Leadership and sports analogies go together like peanut butter and jelly.  There are so many bad examples of leadership on display in politics and business, that sports is often the best place to go.

However, when you read the title of this entry, you may now be thinking of sports stars who seem to crave the spotlight.  They are the ones who enjoy speaking about themselves and their accomplishments.  This entry is not about one of those stars. Continue Reading…

The Quickest Way to Change a Team

Yes - It was a cassette!

Some people would say we were DAL. I prefer to say we were the team that made the Top 71 teams possible. Unfortunately, there were only 72 teams.

I was pushing every button and using every motivational trick I could think of to improve my sales team’s performance. I had never failed before and I was determined not to fail now. I was contemplating firing some people to shake things up. We needed a change. Continue Reading…

The First Step to Getting Better at Conflict

Step 1:  Do Conflict

“I just don’t do conflict very well. I never have. I would rather just avoid it all together.”  I have heard this or similar statements hundreds of times. My answer to them is usually the same.

“You are not good at conflict because you don’t do conflict!”

No one becomes good at any activity without engaging in that activity. Conflict is no different. Continue Reading…

Faith and Business – My Interview on Faith Positive Radio

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I was recently interviewed by Dr. Joey Faucette on Faith Positive Radio.  The question was “How does my faith transfer into being successful in business?”

To listen to this interview and other questions related to being a person of faith in today’s business world,

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Becoming a Leader of Character

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“You have to DO what you want to BE.  If you want to BE a great leader, a Leader of Character, you have to DO what great leaders do. Just like good basketball players practice in order to become great basketball players, good leaders must practice in order to be great leaders.”

– Coach Mike Krzyzewski
Men’s Basketball Duke University
All Time Winningest Coach in NCAA History

Adapted from the Foreword for:

Becoming a Leader of Character
Six Habits that Make or Break a Leader at Work and at Home Continue Reading…

Leadership and the Venture Capitalist – 30 min Interview with James Brown of Arena Growth Partners and Dave Anderson of IMPACT Talk Radio

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Dave Anderson interviews James Brown, co-founder of venture capital firm Arena Growth Partners. Topic: Leadership and the Venture CapitalistWhat are they looking for? (30 minutes)

James Brown is a West Point graduate with an MBA from Harvard and a JD from NYU School of Law. He has led private equity firms with over $4 billion in assets under management. (www.arenagrowthpartners.com)

All past and current podcasts also available on iTunes. (Over 5 Million downloads to date!)

Please rate us on iTunes as well!

Other resources -free PDF downloads of character-based interview questions are available at Overwhelmedmanagersguide.com.

Listen Here:

Or download the podcast by clicking here and listen later!

Stop Reacting! Start Leading!

Listen to IMPACT Talk Radio today for no fluff, straight talking solutions designed to IMPACT high IMPACT leaders who want to lead high IMPACT Teams. Every show goes beyond theory and gets into HOW to make an IMPACT that matters.

How to Become a Leader of Character

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On Monday, February 22, 2016 at 8am EST (7am CST)  I will lead a FREE 60 minute webinar titled: How to Become a Leader of Character. Plus we have a big announcement about who is endorsing our upcoming book!

Click here to sign up

For anyone who wants something you can apply immediately in order to become the Leader of Character your work and your family need, this webinar is a great step forward. Continue Reading…

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