Good leaders can look back on their lives and identify specific people, and specific moments when someone helped them see the possibilities in their leadership. For me, there have been several. One of the most significant conversations was with Mark Bergman. You may know him as the inventor of the HANDy Paint Pail. He sparked "what's possible" in me, and we wrote a book together.
Today the theme Back to the Future (not the movie) is alive in me. This Friday is the second Good Leadership Breakfast of the year. We are going back to the formula of the Seven Fs: faith, family, finances, fitness, friends, fun and future for organizing the speakers for the whole series. Last month, our kickoff speaker Richard Leider explored the idea of how “purpose” is at the center of the Seven Fs Wheel. Going forward we are focusing on each of the Seven Fs, starting with “faith.” So, this being the second breakfast, “faith” is the back to the future subject.
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:
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.
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?
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.
The 4th of July holiday is a good time for reflection and planning. The Fourth of July holiday is "halftime" - when we flip the calendar from June to July we're officially in the second half of the year. For me, the break provided ample windshield and dock time to savor, assess and imagine. I'm 51 years old [...]