On the Blog
LEADERSHIP | INSIGHT
He awoke to a massive storm. The rain wouldn’t stop. As he opened the curtain of his tent, he saw camera trucks sinking in the sand.
There’s a famous quote that says, “Never trust a leader who doesn’t walk with a limp.” The point of the quote?
Unspoiled. In other words, fame didn’t tarnish them. It didn’t make them act differently.
He had hands like leather and a sharp quick wit. He couldn’t read or write. His dad died before he was a year old and his mom passed before he was five.
Try again. So what if people see you fail? If they’re watching you, then they’re not trying themselves.
Why do I allow critics to give me pause? Why do we get frustrated and want to quit when we don’t have the instant answer to a problem?
Great accomplishments are only achieved through great struggle.
By studying these lives, we learn what others endured and what they accomplished. You’ll also learn they weren’t perfect, but full of flaws.
Have you ever looked in the rearview mirror and seen a series of mistakes? How do you shake that off?
The President wanted the General to know that someone believed in him. Who needs to know that you believe in them?
Ernest Shackleton had one goal. He wanted to reach the South Pole. He hired a crew, bought a ship, filled it with supplies, drew up plans and set sail. However, a problem happened. A crisis landed on Shackleton’s doorstep. The ship become stuck in ice.
There’s a phrase that I’m weary of hearing… The phrase is “faith over fear.” We’re misapplying the truths of this phrase. What should it mean? I no longer fear the wrath of God because of the faith I’ve been given in Jesus. That’s faith over fear.
Debating whether the storm is real doesn’t help you. Navigating through the impacts of a storm is your role. Your team is watching. They want to see you making plans to keep them safe and employed. They signed up to go on a journey to fulfill a mission and vision, not to hear our opinions about doctors, diseases and pandemics.
NAVIGATING CRISIS - 5 THINGS YOU MUST DO NOW LEADERSHIP ENDURANCE Blankets were spread on the ground. Some brought wine and cheese. To make sure others knew their social class, many wore opera glasses. Families and groups of friends gathered around picnic...
Throw a Party ENDURING LEADERSHIP I’ve always struggled in math. Numbers and I...we’re not a good combo. By the sixth grade, I found myself in remedial math. In other words, I wasn’t progressing like the other students. A person was defined as “remedial” by the...
Follow the Footprints ENDURING LEADERSHIP The river was just a short walk from their house. The family had learned early to keep a watchful eye on their four-year-old toddler--keenly aware that the river could deliver a horrible end at any moment. On one particularly...
Check out Brian’s Vlog
Want to hear more on Leadership from Brian Sanders?
Take a look at in his gallery of Video Blogs.
Sign up for Brian's eNewsletter
Receive Leadership insights from Brian Sanders direct to your inbox!