Starting Off Right Part 2

In my previous post, I shared specific tips for how you, as a Serving Leader, can make the most of the first “100 Days” of a new leadership assignment. Here’s a recap: Get crystal clear on your assignment to serve others—customers, investors, partners, and...

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Starting Off Right Part 1

Did you know the idea of forecasting a new president’s success from what he gets done during his first 100 days began with Franklin Roosevelt when he, in his first term, began tackling the challenges of the Great Depression in 1933? Since then, the 100-day standard,...

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Wanted: Serving Leaders in Government

This month’s entry is a guest post written by Rick Newton. He co-founded the Center for Serving Leadership with John Stahl-Wert in 2015 because of their shared vision and passion of equipping leaders to awaken, align, and achieve Great Purpose. Here in the United...

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Why Values Matter in the Workplace

Values are the foundation of an organization’s culture. Where Great Purpose addresses why we work, values guide how we work. This guidance will be intentional, or it will be unintentional, because every organization has values. The question is: “Will we choose the...

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The Heart of Life-and-Death Leadership

“We lead men into harm’s way. We lead, they follow, and where we’re taking them is potentially to their death.” I’ll never forget those straightforward, weighty words spoken to me many years ago by my late friend and mentor, Brigadier General John Hirt. John and I...

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