“Everything rises and falls on leadership.” John Maxwell wrote these words to begin one of the most important works on the topic of leadership, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. It’s a phrase many of us hear often from our field leaders, and it’s one that proves itself over and over again, not just among our salesforce, but at the corporate office, too. I tend to agree with Maxwell. But if you really dwell on his statement, you begin to feel the weight of it. Is leadership really … [Read more...]
How to Develop Your Personal Leadership Philosophy
This is the second article of an ongoing series by Rick Loy, titled “Your Personal Leadership Philosophy Anchors You and Your Team.” In the first article in this series, we talked about what a personal leadership philosophy is and the importance of having one. In this second article, we will dig into how to develop your own personal leadership philosophy. This is far more than an intellectual exercise. The fact is, in many respects, you’re stating who you are, what you believe … [Read more...]
What is a Personal Leadership Philosophy?
This is the first article of an ongoing series by Rick Loy, titled “Your Personal Leadership Philosophy Anchors You and Your Team.” Ever found yourself looking for a new, different, exciting idea to re-ignite your team’s best creative energy and efforts? Virtually everyone in leadership has been right there; you’re in good company! Nothing wrong with it at all; maximizing all the ideas you can create and all you can “borrow” is part of the role, it definitely has its place. Yet, … [Read more...]