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Good Leaders: How are you growing and giving today?

The world's most recognized authority on the power of purpose was the speaker at the Good Leadership Breakfast this past Friday. Richard Leider launched our eighth year - the largest attendance and the most immediately powerful programming so far. Here's what guests said about their experience:

By | February 14th, 2017|1 Comment

Good Leaders: Who needs you to be a better leader?

By now, you know our firm, Good Leadership Enterprises, works with visionary CEOs, business owners and community leaders to grow their enterprises with good leadership. That means we provide business transformation projects, leadership development partnering, and inspirational programs. If you are inspired by the breakfasts or this blog, that’s wonderful! But that’s not enough.

By | February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Good Leaders: How did you discover your purpose?

Aspiring young athletes go to professional sporting events and breathe the same air as their heroes. Once they become superstars, they always tell interviewers, “I wanted to be just like [ Name That Player ] when I was growing up.” That’s how I feel about spending time with Richard Leider, the world’s most recognized authority on the power of purpose. He is the author, speaker and executive coach whom I admire the most. Tickets are still available. Continue reading to find out more.

By | January 31st, 2017|3 Comments

Good Leaders: What have you learned about goodness?

The new year ushered in our 8th year in the business of spreading goodness through good leaders. Good Leadership Enterprises, a dream that is growing from years ago - although I did not see "spreading goodness" would be both the fuel and the engine. So that begs the question: What have we learned about goodness?

By | January 24th, 2017|1 Comment

Good Leaders: Want Inspiration with Your Morning Coffee?

The 8th year of the Good Leadership Breakfast Series starts on February 10, 2017 with a legend in the leadership coaching and human development field, Richard Leider. View the full line up for the spring – mark your calendars for some inspiration with your morning coffee four Friday mornings this spring.

By | January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Good Leaders: What is a bold move for you?

A client flew into town last week to celebrate a really bold move we made together in 2016. Monte Nuckols and I recorded a video message about the maneuver, and then headed off to the BOLD Awards Nomination reception for the Minnesota Association for Corporate Growth. His quarter billion dollar project finished on time and $30M under budget. That's bold!

By | January 10th, 2017|1 Comment

Good Leaders: How do you promote the public trust?

To start the new year, my organization - Good Leadership Enterprises - has become an Endorsing Organization for the Minnesota Business Ethics Award. We think it's the right thing to do. And it's a really good way to promote the idea of people and organizations radiating goodness as both an intention and outcome of good leadership. Here's why the Award is so important:

By | January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Good Leaders: How are you setting goals this week?

Last night at a dinner party, one of our friends casually made the comment to another: "You should put that into your goals for the new year." He and I made eyes across the room because just hours earlier, we had discussed our goals for the new year. Together, we agreed to use the framework of The Seven Fs for 2017. Here's the framework, described in detail to help you:

By | December 27th, 2016|1 Comment

Good Leaders: Can you keep the peace this week?

This week, we have some time off with family. That's why I tuned into an important conversation on a local radio talk show. The interviewer asked three panelists: "What's the best way to talk about politics with your family over the holidays?" The first two offered politically-correct, crappy advice. The third panelist gave the best answer.

By | December 20th, 2016|1 Comment

Good Leaders: What makes you happy today?

'Tis the season to be jolly. Everywhere I go people are wishing one another happy something. Happy Hanukkah. Happy Holidays. Happy Christmas. Yesterday morning, a nice lady at Starbucks even said to me: "Happy Monday!" Yes, I am happy. Have you decided to be happy today?

By | December 13th, 2016|2 Comments