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 …

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 …

X-Men: Are Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr First Class Leaders?

Today’s post was written by Chris Mann, a new member of the SOS Leadership team. Leadership is like air.  You may not see it or think about it, but it’s everywhere.  And sometimes, you find it the places you least expect. I encountered leadership in an unexpected place on Father’s Day.  I was winding down Read More …

Vision through Darkness

Last week I attended a great event in  Waco, Texas hosted by the Waco Women’s Lions Club. It was called Dinner in the Dark. It was a fundraiser for Leader Dogs for the Blind, a nonprofit that helps those who are visually impaired and provides on-site training with the animals. My wife and I, along Read More …

Execution in a Development Culture

In my last post I wrote about the importance of Vision in a Development Culture. It is so true that without Vision, the people will perish. But Vision can only take a leader or an organization so far. Just because you can see a clear picture of the future (Vision) does not mean that future Read More …

Vision in a Development Culture

I believe the creation of a Development Culture to be extremely important for organizations that want to grow. That is why our most recent book is a story about how to create this type of culture. One of the most important things the leader of an organization with a Development Culture must do is communicate Read More …

Chip Kelly: CEO and Leader

This is my favorite time of the year. It is football season. Being a huge Philadelphia sports fan, it is safe to say that I am excited about this season. It is the start of a new era in Philly with a new coach in Chip Kelly. I could spend this whole post talking about Read More …

Ashley Moyer’s Leadership Journey – The Concordia MBA (Part 8)

Today, Ashley Moyer shares her thoughts about what her journey has been like on her path to receive her Concordia MBA. Ashley is the Director of Institutional Advancement at San Juan Diego Catholic High School. San Juan Diego is “The School That Works!” Learn more at http://www.sjdchs.org/It’s official! As of May, I am halfway to achieving my Read More …