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The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr continues to inspire many, including myself. As a formative figure in the modern fight for civil rights, King embodied servant leadership, unconditional love, and uncompromising faith in God. Here are 20 quotes that have particularly influenced my worldview and inspired me to live a life worthy of God's calling and purpose. #1 – The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. (more…)
As a leader, which is better? Being lovable or being strong? Machiavelli posed a similar question and answered that one should be both, but because it’s hard to unite these two attributes in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.” A growing body of research led by Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy suggests that this may be the wrong approach. Leaders are judged by immediately by two characteristics: how loveable they are (their warmth, communion, or trustworthiness) and how fearsome they are (their strength, agency, or competence). (more…)
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O69OoFpgJ9A] I am giving away one new copy of Joel Manby’s new book Love Works. To enter to win, please COMMENT on this blog post and I’ll be randomly selecting and announcing the winner on FRIDAY, JUNE 15. If I told you that leading with love is the best way to lead any organization, would you buy that? If you are skeptical of the concept of blending ‘love’ and work, you aren’t alone. That is why I am asking you to continue read the rest of the blog post because I think you are in for a surprise. It was around 7am on April 6, 2012 when I arrived at the Oregon Convention Center with my suit ...