On Leadership: Alignment – The Key Indicator of Great Leadership

    Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them. ~ William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. ~ Mark … Continue reading On Leadership: Alignment – The Key Indicator of Great Leadership

On Leadership: Top Ten Qualities That Make a Great Leader

  Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. ~ Warren Bennis A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. ~ John Maxwell I recently came across a great article by Tanya Prive, a Contributor on Forbes.com, regarding the top ten qualities that make a great leader. … Continue reading On Leadership: Top Ten Qualities That Make a Great Leader

On Leadership: Building Credibility

    True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. ~ John Gardner Left untended, knowledge and skill, like all assets, depreciate in value - surprisingly quickly. ~ David Maister Executives are like professional athletes.  They must continually perform at a high level or they will not have the opportunity to be … Continue reading On Leadership: Building Credibility

On Leadership: The West Point Way

  Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice and discipline. ~ Jim Collins My favorite author on greatness is Jim Collins so I was thrilled to see an article in the latest Inc. regarding Mr. Collins' experience teaching at West Point as the Class … Continue reading On Leadership: The West Point Way