LEADING WITH HUMILITY

“The X-Factor of Great Leadership is not Personality it’s Humility” – Jim Collins There’s something admirable and intriguing about humble successful leaders.  They tend to downplay their achievements and are comfortable avoiding the spotlight while letting others shine. The most successful humble leaders are all about serving others. We live in a society of fierce …

Contemplating Omniscience

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines omniscience as; having infinite awareness, understanding, and insight. From the Latin word omnisciens ("omnis", all + "sciens" and  "scire" to know). God knows all things perfectly, past, present, and future as well as all the implications of time and space. I'm fascinated by the fact that God knows everything, it's when I take time …

THE POWER OF GRATITUDE

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton  Some years ago, I was speaking with a highly successful entrepreneur and remarked how impressive his organization was. He had an amazingly efficient team around him, he drew a crowd where ever he was speaking …

JSP Quotes 4

"Regardless of your vocation, irrespective of the times, cultural values, and status in society; The foundational principles of leadership remain the same and apply to all. I trust that my quotes will help and inspire you on your leadership journey.” – JSP   "Be intentional, read with purpose, apply what you read, and grow continually."-JSP …

LIFE LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF LEADERSHIP

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” The above paragraph from The Declaration of Independence names three “unalienable” rights which all people are endowed with, they are …

STEWARDSHIP IN THREE REALMS

Psalm 39:4 “Show me, LORD, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is" Stewarding in Three realms David expresses his diligence in measuring his thoughts, the words of his mouth, and his behavior.  All three are being recorded 24/7 and entered into heaven's data bank. David …

What’s In the Mind of Good Leaders – Part II

“IQ and technical skills are important, but emotional intelligence is the sine qua non of leadership” – Daniel Goleman I read that more than 75% of leaders think they're doing a good job of engaging their people, yet nearly 9 out of ten employees say their leaders are doing a bad job engaging them. I also …