The Currency of Leadership

Leaders often find themselves dealing with currency. Money does, after all, make the world go round. Even charitable organizations have a bottom line budget to meet. However, cash is not the most important currency that leaders deal with. The most important currency that a leader deals in is faith. You can call it trust or Read More …

Building Credibility

Leadership starts with trust. If your people don’t trust you then you aren’t leading them. Pushing them maybe, but to lead you must have people willingly following you and that simply doesn’t happen without trust. There are a number of things required to build trust but one of the main ones is credibility. You must Read More …

What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today’s guest blogger is JC Otero. Join us on this journey every week as guest bloggers share their thoughts on what they believe makes a Gr8 leader.  JC has been working with a variety of startups and Fortune 100 companies for the past decade and is passionately dedicated to sharing his knowledge with those pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. Having Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Dara Carrillo, is a visionary, personal branding coach, facilitator, speaker, explorer, and eternal optimist. In 2013 The University of Texas McCombs School of Business awarded her the opportunity to serve graduate students as the only coach, out of 30 communications coaches, to specialize in personal branding. In 2014, Dara Carrillo left her 7-year position with Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part One

This post is the first in a five part series about the book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. Before finishing my MBA I set a goal (more on my goals in a later post) to read two books a month after graduation. The first book I have read as part of Read More …

Leadership Lessons in 24

Jack Bauer is back! If you don’t know who that is this probably is not the blog for you. Fox’s hit series 24 returned to television this week with 24: Live Another Day. This is the ninth season of the show and the first in four years. The show follows a American hero named Jack Read More …