There’s been a lie going around the leadership circles. The lie is that leaders are loners. They don’t need anyone else. They can do things all by themselves. The truth is, leaders need others. Leaders are better together.
While I was out for a nighttime winter run with my dog Lok, I began to think about how I was a better runner because he was with me. Our time running in the snow enlightened me to the following leadership facts.
Leaders Are Better Together
Having someone with you challenges you to be better:
The run Lok and I went on was only 3.3 miles. Yet I was huffing and puffing minutes into the run. I wanted to turn tail and head home, head hung in defeat. But when I took a look at Lok, he was still going strong. Read more...
Meeting new people is one of the greatest joys of mine as a leader. Because of my position, I’ve met youth leaders, business leaders, leaders in the online space, pastors, and so many others.
Each new meeting brings me a new understanding of leadership. Each leader brings something new to the table. And I love it.
Image by Evan Rummel
I love learning from a variety of leaders. Young, old, seasoned, green behind the ears… These leaders are inspirational and engaging.
Today, I want to introduce you to a few of the new leaders I’ve met. Come along now, you’re going to meet some great people today.
Let Me Introduce You To Some Awesome Influencers
Chad Allen is the editorial director at Baker Books in Grand Rapids, Mi (not too far from my hometown). Not only is he the editorial director, Chad also helps writers get their books into the world. Read more...