Rethinking Groupthink: Great Advice For Leaders From Adam Grant’s New Book “Originals”

August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Rethinking Groupthink: Great Advice For Leaders From Adam Grant’s New Book “Originals”

I highly recommend Adam Grant’s 2016 book “Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World.” It’s the best evidence-based management book so far this century, surpassing his previous book “Give and Take.” Originals will be required reading in my MBA class in Organizational Behavior starting this semester. The entire book was good, but the chapter that resonated […]

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Servant Leadership Presentation For FCCI

August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Servant Leadership Presentation For FCCI

Servant Leadership from Bret Simmons I had the honor of speaking this morning about servant leadership to the Northern Nevada chapter of FCCI. It’s a Christian faith-based organization of business leaders, but the message I had for them about servant leadership is the exact same one I share with MBA students every semester. I suggest […]

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CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

August 16, 2016 4 Comments
CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

Servant leadership is a belief in and practice of “leadership that places the good of those led over the self-interest of the leader, emphasizing leader behaviors that focus on follower development and de-emphasizing glorification of the leader” (Hale and Fields, 2007, p. 397). Servant leaders see themselves as a resource, not the source or oracle […]

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Gabby Douglas Honors The National Anthem Exactly As I Do #love4gabbyusa

August 15, 2016 0 Comments
Gabby Douglas Honors The National Anthem Exactly As I Do #love4gabbyusa

What do you when you are at an event and the national anthem is played? Some people put their hand over their heart, but I don’t. I face the flag and stand in a position called parade rest. I do this to honor both the flag and my military heritage – 8 great years active […]

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