Lessons Learned While Serving

I learned or re-confirmed a number of leadership lesson during the time I served on the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers Board, especially during my time as National President. Here’s my short list of lessons learned: Put strategy first: Like many other small business owners, I suffer from a natural tendency to act first and…

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Relationship Currency

Relationships may be thought of as the currency of leadership. As such, they are a critical source of power. Effective leaders use this power to engage people and focus their efforts on achieving desired outcomes. Without relationships, leaders have little appeal to or impact on their followers. Leadership is often defined as the art of…

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