AuthorWilliam Carroll

Leadership Distinction #38: Induction

photo by Lubo Minar on Unsplash Leaders must bring forth the change they intend. This is leading. Leadership Distinction #38: Induction An obstetrician induces a mother’s labor to bring forth a new baby into the world. The mother and doctor work...

Leadership Distinction #37: Crucible

photo by Jodi Multimedia on Unsplash What will you forge from the next Crucible event in your life. It’s coming. Leadership Distinction #37: Crucible Did you know that you actually generate heat when you think? Focus produces friction. And...

Leadership Distinction #36: Competence

photo by Quino Al on Unsplash Leaders, forget about trying to be ‘great’. Competence will see you through. Leadership Distinction #36: Competence If there’s a phrase I would eradicate from common usage it is the one that so many media...

Leadership Distinction #35: Manager

photo by peter-neumann on Unsplash This must be made clear: Managers May Lead, but Leaders Must Manage Leadership Distinction #35: Manager The term Manager has rapidly lost its luster, within only a few decades after Peter Drucker...

Leadership Distinction #34: Committed

photo by Johannes Plenio on Unsplash We often choose first, then reason why Leadership Distinction #34: Committed “Follow your gut.” “Follow your heart.” This is the advice you’ll hear from friends and allies when you share with them the pressure...

Leadership Distinction #33: Motivation

photo by Shirly Niv Marton on Unsplash Make sure Your Why for Being in Business is aligned with the King and Queen Leadership Distinction #33: Motivation Cash is king, still. But I read a statement made by a group of CEOs the other day, in which...

Leadership Distinction #32: Power

photo by Todd Turner on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #32: Power Increase your Power in this world (but probably not the way you think) Ever notice how the topics that pepper our business conversations involve sheets? Balance sheets, term sheets...

Leadership Distinction #31: Authority

by Prescilla du-Preez on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #31: Authority Is your team following your lead, or complying with your Authority? Persons with higher levels of responsibility in organizations are often referred to as leaders. But how much...

Leadership Distinction #30: Trust

by Noah Buscher on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #29: Authentic This kind of trust is a gamble — but it’s a gamble you must take At the turn of the century Robert Solomon and Fernando Flores introduced a practical and clear way of...

Leadership Distinction #29: Authentic

by Jean-Carlo Ever on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #29: Authentic To be authentic be your own artist Perhaps it is because of the many opportunities a leader has to veil their true intentions, if not to be downright deceptive on occasion, that we...

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