With so many new business books releasing you might have a hard time figuring out the best business book to read. For me, the best business book you’ll ever read has to be a classic:
You hear me right. I believe the best business book ever written is the Bible. While the Bible is an old book, it’s a good book on business.
What The Bible Says About Business
The Bible lays out the story of God, His creation, His son, and ways to live out our lives. The Bible also gives us clear directions on how to do business.
Let’s take a look at what the Bible says about business:
Laziness and slacking off at work can be a major problem. And this business problem is one the Bible addresses. In Proverbs 10:4, the Bible tells us: Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. Read more...
Great leaders are also great followers. They seek mentors who will spur them along in their leadership.
These follower leaders also know they need to continue to learn and grow. That’s why the follow other leaders.
Today, I want to take a look at 10 leaders every leader needs to follow.
10 Leaders You Need To Follow Today
I’ve been reading Phil’s blog for as long as I can remember. His articles spur the reader to embrace change.
Jenni is an amazing speaker and author. She’s also a former podcast guest on Answers From Leadership.
If you need help putting feet to vision, Jenni is the leadership coach for you.
Much like Phil, I’ve been following Skip for quite some time. His insights into the world of leadership constantly challenge me to improve and grow.
So, you’ve assembled an amazing team of go-getters. They’ve been rocking sales and bringing in new leads.
Then you hit a road block.
The awesome team you’ve assembled has stopped growing. And, in doing so, they’re no longer the rock stars you know they are.
It’s in this moment you realize you’ve failed to do something crucial to the success of any team. You’ve failed to develop the talent of your team.
Instead, they’ve been left stagnant. You haven’t put forth any effort to encourage them to grow.
Let’s do something about this leadership mistake today.
Develop The Talents Of Your Team
Yes, your team has to be interested in developing themselves. You can’t force them to continue to grow themselves and develop their talents. What you can do is encourage the growth. Read more...
The last year and a half have been a blast recording the Answers From Leadership podcasts. I have had the opportunity to interview amazing leaders such as Jenni Catron and Michael Bungay-Stainer.
The wisdom these leaders have dropped has been amazing.
However, in the process, I realized I haven’t shared my podcasting setup with you. I’m changing this today.
I only realized I hadn’t shown my podcasting setup because I’ve had multiple requests from listeners on what my podcasting setup includes. Let’s take a look.
Answers From Leadership Podcast Setup
What equipment do I use to record my podcasts?
My main setup includes 4 pieces of podcasting equipment. The first is my early 2015 Apple MacBook Pro MF839LL/A with Retina display. This does the heavy lifting of recording the audio for the podcasts during Skype calls.
What big dreams do you have? Or, should I ask, what big dreams did you have when you were young?
Me? I longed to become a video game designer. I wanted to design the next Final Fantasy game.
But I didn’t. Instead, I took a few college courses and began working. And then continued working and pursuing other passions.
From the outside, one could think it was the big things which derailed my passion of designing video games. Thinking this would be incorrect.
What really derailed my passions were the small choices. The small choices I made and didn’t make.
Why Small Choices Are So Important
Our small choices are what really guide our day-to-day actions. They’re what we’re doing to create our lives.
And, because of this, we easily overlook what guides us to our dreams. Read more...