What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today’s guest blogger is Ana-Cristina Gonzalez. This will be the final blog of the What Makes a Gr8 Leader blog series. Thank you to all those that contributed! Ana-Cristina is the Chief Operations Officer for Saint William’s Catholic Church in Round Rock. She holds a BS in Human Development and Family Sciences from THE University of Texas and Read More …

Magnanimity: The Call to Leadership is the Call to Greatness

Today’s guest blog comes from Chris Mann. Everyone has a hunger to do something that matters — to be important in some indispensable way. We all want, and need, our lives to have purpose and meaning. This is especially true of leaders. The leader though, strives for something more. The leader seeks greatness. Leadership and Read More …

What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today marks the start of a new blog series entitled What Makes a Gr8 Leader. Join us on this journey every week as guest bloggers share their thoughts on what they believe makes a Gr8 leader. Today’s guest blogger is Chris Mann.  When I think of leadership I think of many different things.  Sometimes what Read More …

What is your Passion?

Last week, SOS Leadership sponsored a great event for women in Austin at Concordia University Texas. More than 200 women came to hear from four great speakers. Although the event was for women, I attended to represent SOS Leadership. It is impossible to go to something like that and not take something positive away. After Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

The Lead a Gr8 Life blog series continues with a post from Carroll Menasco. Gr8 Women Leaders gave me an opportunity to understand that being a leader takes courage, that being a leader is being able to say “no,” that a leader does not need to say “sorry,” and that there is crying in leadership……..and Read More …

Who Let You Down?

It takes a lot of courage to be a leader. To step up and step out in front of the crowd and take whatever comes at you for the purpose of building up others. Leadership really is an awesome responsibility. But what happens when, as a leader, your people (followers) let you down? We all Read More …

Talking to a Stranger

Today’s guest blog comes from SOS Gr8 Women Leader Ashley Schenk. For the past several months I’ve been focusing on answering the call…. not just answering the call to leadership but also answering the call to discovering who I am and being the best version of myself. Since I’ve started my leadership journey, I’ve really been Read More …

Leadership Lessons from Nelson Mandela

This week the world is mourning the loss of a truly remarkable leader. Nelson Mandela’s legacy will live on. As a leader, he taught us all so much about resilience, courage, forgiveness, and being a game-changer. Now, a tribute to Nelson Mandela, a leader who made a real and lasting difference in his 95 years. Read More …

Leadership: The Courage to Lead

Pepe is currently the president for the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Austin chapter, a member of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Membership Committee, and president emeritus of the Mexican American Comptroller Employees Association. He is a certified Mediator and holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from St. Edward’s University. A story of Read More …