Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Very Simple Way to Show People You Care

A core attribute of being a values-based leader is the recognition that leadership has nothing to do with titles and organizational charts. Rather, it is about your ability to influence people by relating to them. Many people make this process very complicated. It is actually very simple…letting people know you truly CARE about them, that you APPRECIATE them, and THANKING

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Becoming the Best Earns 800-CEO-READ’s #2 Bestseller Spot

Becoming the Best climbed the bestsellers’ ranks at 800-CEO-READ to reach the #2 spot in September 2015! 800-CEO-READ compiles a bestseller list each month to recognize the books they ship out to businesspeople, business schools, and entrepreneurs to help spread ideas, solve problems, promote change, and inspire leadership. Thank you to all our supporters!

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The Leadership Principle That Makes CEOs Cry (Article)

“Some cringe, a few roll their eyes, and more than a few cry.  These are the typical reactions to the values-based leadership principle that, based on more than 500 presentations I’ve made over the past five years, evokes the strongest emotional response — genuine humility.” In this guest column for the Directors and Boards Magazine, Harry elaborates on the importance of genuine humility, one of the

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A True Values-based Leader: George Washington

I am often asked for examples of true values-based leaders. Given my focus on the four principles (self reflection, balance, true self-confidence and genuine humility), it is a very high bar. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit Philadelphia and watch Pope Francis speak at Independence Square…..an experience I will never forget. I believe

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