When we as leaders leave this world, the greatest memory should not be the eulogy spoken at our funeral or the epitaph inscribed on our tombstone. Rather, it should be the lives that continue to speak and produce what we started.
Insecure leaders NEED a title to feel validated as a leader.
If you had to choose: would you prefer a good driver with a bad car, or a good car with a bad driver? A good leader in a bad system, or a good system with a bad leader? The good driver can keep a bad car from being dangerous to others, while a bad driver … Continue reading Quality of Leadership vs Quality of System
Lead by not pushing downward but by pulling up. Motivate by example. If you expect citizens to work hard – work harder as a leader.
Vision inspires but discipline will get you there. Another word for discipline is self-governing which is the ability to control or rule over oneself. If I govern myself, I will be able to lead others. If I don't self-govern then I will control people instead of leading people. Personal governance has the uncanny ability … Continue reading The Power of Self-Governing in Leadership
Leadership should not choose sides but always choose principle. When we choose sides, we are giving a subtle endorsement to everything that party or side stands for. Unfortunately, we may later find out that we endorse principles which that side agrees with that is in violation of our own beliefs.
Every time a human life dies prematurely, so does their contribution to society. Who knows how many vaccines, medical breakthroughs, technological advances, and solutions in every form have been aborted by those who assumed the role of judge and God determining who lived or died.
The topic of "leadership" is approached from every angle imaginable it seems. However, there is one part of leadership I rarely hear spoke about and it is the subject concerning the importance of relationships to leadership. Normally we speak about the organizational side, or how to improve our communication skills, but our relationships will … Continue reading Reuben Egolf – The Value of Relationships in Leadership
One thing that stands out about remaining an effective leader is permitting experiences and advisers to illuminate our mistakes, and we not making excuses to cover them. Naked confrontation with the truth produces the "how" do we do better and improve.
As a leadership consultant and at the Patriot Level of ichangenations with Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers, I have noticed that there are a lot of good intentions in improving nations, but little effect is felt from those intentions. You will hear those intentions encapsulated in phrases like: this policy will eradicate poverty government corruption now … Continue reading Leadership Consultant Reuben Egolf Advises National Leaders on Succeeding in Implementation and Follow-Through