The Greatness Of Followers

The Greatness Of Followers I often hear people saying words to the effect that it is better to be a leader than a follower. This type of thinking, is most often expressed in business, but it has permeated into mainstream modes of mentalities. There are quite a few unwarranted stigmas attached to being a follower as opposed to holding the ‘better’ and ’greater’ position of a leader. It gets forgotten how important followers are to leaders. Often recognizance is overlooked in realizing followers are needed supporters of a cause, business, or movement. Without followers, a leader is nothing. As not to downgrade one over the other it is important to remember, this goes both ways. When it comes to competing …

New Car Pricing

New Car Pricing You just landed your first promotion and you need to celebrate! What a better way to celebrate your new salary by purchasing a new car. It’s time to start spending your hard earned dollars on a valuable new vehicle purchase. But, how do you know you are paying the right value for your car? It’s important to remember when trying to look into the future that a new car depreciates 20% of its value as soon as you drive it off the lot. New car pricing can be difficult if you are looking with foresight into the future, and each consumer guide will quote you various prices on the same make and models of cars. It’s hard …

Three Factors Of Leadership Motivation

Three Factors Of Leadership Motivation PERMISSION TO REPUBLISH: This article may be republished in newsletters and on web sites provided attribution is provided to the author, and it appears with the included copyright, resource box and live web site link. Email notice of intent to publish is appreciated but not required: mail to: brent@actionleadership.com Word count for the body: 1200 words. Leaders do nothing more important than get results. But you can’t get results by yourself. You need others to help you do it. And the best way to have other people get results is not by ordering them but motivating them. Yet many leaders fail to motivate people to achieve results because those leaders misconstrue the concept and applications …

What Should You Be Committed To?

What Should You Be Committed To? There are many dynamics that go into making a great team. Dynamics such as chemistry, talent, unity, and the list could go on and on. However, there is one dynamic that many teams, businesses, and leaders often overlook. That dynamic is commitment. Without each individual person in the organization, including yourself, being totally committed to the organization it will never reach its potential. I was recently in a meeting where the speaker spoke on the subject of being committed. He felt strongly that each person should be committed to the one leading the organization. In his situation this person was his senior pastor, but it could have been an executive director, president, foreman, coach, …