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Why Integrity Is Important to Enduring Success as an Entrepreneur

When people try to identify what makes entrepreneurs so special compared to the “followers” in business, they usually list off traits like creativity, drive and independence. These elements certainly matter, but there’s another trait that just might trump everything else for success. Integrity. Here are five reasons why integrity is so important:

5 Frustrating Leadership Mistakes to Avoid as an Entrepreneur


If you want to succeed as an entrepreneur, you must be a good and effective leader. Many organizations have been destroyed by poor leadership – don’t let yours be one of them. More often than not, this failure is not due to a lack of savvy or skill, but because of a lack of integrity. […]

The 3 Most Important Skills If You Want To Be A Leader

Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders. ~Tom Peters   The success of any organization is contingent on the effectiveness of good managers and good leaders. The difference between managers and leaders is that leaders provide direction, inspiration, encouragement, and discipline; and they are very good at developing their team members. In the meantime, […]

Are Your Conversation Skills Actually a Catastrophe?

If your hope is to become a more effective transformational leader, it’s imperative your conversation skills are rock solid and inspiring, not a catastrophe! Great leaders don’t rule from a lofty throne; they build a community of committed team members around them. If you hope to have any chance of becoming a better leader, you […]

The 5 Costly Effects of Insubordination

Left unchecked, insubordination can tear your organization apart from limb to limb. An insubordinate employee can have significant negative effects on your organization due to his ability to incite dissent among team members and frustrate executives and leaders by under-performing his duties, as well as his willingness to ignore the needs of customers and clients. An employee […]

Larry Broughton on Hotel Interactive Podcast: The Leadership Gap

Recently, Larry was featured on Hotel Interactive. He answered some very interesting questions that will enlighten leaders on how to develop a better organization. According to statistics, 70% of the American Workforce is disengaged or actively disengaged. There are primary leaders who struggle in a secondary leadership role. And there are many workers who go […]

Keith Baldwin: My 3 favorite tips for building strengths based teams

Keith Baldwin My 3 favorite tips for building strengths based teams

The world’s best managers learn how to identify and bring out the unique strengths of each team member and then focus the collective strengths of their team towards business goals. Entrepreneurs often tell me that a strengths-based approach seems soft. It’s not. It takes an investment in time and energy to help team members see, […]