About a year after I’d been leading a local campus team I finally received some formal team leader training. Roughly 20 of us gathered in Austin, Texas, for a week of lectures, discussions, and workshops. Each participant’s experience in leading ranged somewhere from 3 weeks to 3 years. I’m sure I received a notebook filled… Continue reading Ray’s One Page Leadership Training
Great question. My heart’s desire is to serve and strengthen those who want to grow in their ability to lead others well. Leadership sells. Google lists 11,800,000 entries under a search for the word. Every bookseller has a prominent section of leadership books trying to point the way (Amazon.com lists 193,692 books under leadership). Today… Continue reading So What’s This Blog About Anyway?
“What values, personal traits, or characteristics do you look for and admire in your superiors?” Authors James Kouzes and Barry Posner surveyed nearly 1,500 managers from around the United States with this question. More than 225 values, traits and characteristics were identified. These were then reduced to 15 categories. The category that scored the highest?… Continue reading Integrity – What People Want Most