August 2012

How do you figure out the bottom line for your organization, business, department, team, or group? In many businesses, the bottom line is literally the bottom line. Profit determines whether you are succeeding. But dollars should not always be the primary measure of success. Would you measure the ultimate success...

The year was 1972 and fans packed Munich’s Olympic Stadium to witness the completion of the men’s marathon. By the time the race’s competitors reached the stadium, they would already have run 26 miles! Spectators waited in anticipation to see which contestant would arrive first and to cheer him...

The following clues describe an American golfer known for winning trophies yet susceptible to losing his temper. Can you name him? He was child prodigy, recognized as a top amateur by age 14. He played in his first U.S. Open at age 18. He won his first major tournament at age 21. ...

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “It’s lonely at the top” associated with leadership. But is isolated leadership really effective? I don’t think so. In fact, I believe that, “He that thinketh he leadeth, and hath no one following, is only taking a walk.” If you're all alone...

In the documentary film chronicling her journey to superstardom, performer Katy Perry advises her fans: “Believe in yourself and you can be anything.” However, if eleven seasons of American Idol have taught us anything, it’s that self-belief is not sufficient for success. At the beginning of each season of...

Communicate John's leadership principles to your team with these beautifully designed infographs. Each infograph visually expresses John's concise principles with imagery that makes them unforgettable.