Tag Archives: Humility

A Leaders One Word of Advice… and a Request for Your Advice

In his recent blog post, My One Word of Advice – V3.1, Dan Rockwell shares the responses he received from leaders to the question: “What advice would you give if you could only give one word of advice?” Their responses … Continue reading

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On the Power of a Simple Act of Kindness

“Too often we underestimate the power of touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around,” writes Leo Buscaglia.  It … Continue reading

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The 10 Laws of Trust

In his article, How Smart Leaders Build Trust, Theodore Kinni writes about Joel Peterson’s, CEO JetBlue, book, The 10 Laws of Trust.  Peterson, he writes, defines trust as a “giving up of control, at some level to another person…. Trust … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Humility

“Sometime, if we are really lucky,” writes Erica Brown, “someone will put an arm around us and remind us how unimportant we are.” Humility is one of the beautiful pillars of great leadership that provides the foundation for extraordinary being, a being that is … Continue reading

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Beliefs Embraced by Great Leaders

Bob Sutton, Professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, writing in the HBR Blog in May 2010, 12 Things Good Bosses Believe,  and in his book Good Boss, Bad Boss, defines in what he describes as an “evidence based approach” the … Continue reading

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We Are What We Repeatedly Do

Stephen Covey wrote: “Our character is basically a composition of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.” Our habits, then, are the building blocks of character. A recent Leading Blog, 20 Habits to Build Your … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Success = A Daring Destination + Servant Leadership

Jonathan Maze, reporting on the Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference 2015, captures Cheryl Bachelder’s, CEO of Popeye’s Lousiana Kitchen Inc., thoughts on how servant leadership can yield success.  Bachelder, he writes, believes that there are traditionally two types of leaders: “Those who focus … Continue reading

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