Transformational Leadership

Mark Cole: Transformational Leadership Applied

In his blog post this week, John Maxwell talked about transformational leadership. I love this topic. Helping others become transformational in their leadership lights a fire in me like nothing else does. John is right in saying, “We need men and women who are committed to take action in order to make a difference in…

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Your Leadership Can Transform the World

Recently, my team at the John Maxwell Company introduced a new offering for beginning leaders called Permission Granted. The purpose behind it was helping new or aspiring leaders understand that they have permission to lead—from themselves, the people around them, and the world at large. We felt comfortable launching that product because we believe it…

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Transformation is within me (Transformación Está en Mí)

How do you create positive change? How do you help others do so? How do you help an entire nation embrace transformation? Just a few weeks ago, my team and I had an amazing opportunity to be part of a transformational movement with the goal of impacting an entire country. On August 31 and September…

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Take 5

Ask most people about their company’s mission statement, and you’ll receive a blank stare. It’s probably hanging on the wall somewhere, but no one even realizes it’s there. Pausing to consider the organization’s mission may help to orient a leadership team. However, in terms of day-to-day operations, the organization’s stated purpose is practically worthless. Leaders…

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In Praise of Climate Change

“It is winter in Narnia, and it has been for ever so long…and we both shall catch cold if we stand here talking in the snow.” ~ Mr. Tumnus In C.S. Lewis’, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, a young girl, Lucy, wanders through a magical wardrobe and into another world. She meets one of…

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Are You Busy Building Sandcastles?

Anyone who has constructed sandcastles knows how fragile they can be. Minutes after they’re made, incoming waves swoop in to swallow them up and wash them away. Sadly, many leaders’ legacies suffer the same fate. They diligently build an organization for years only to see it disintegrate as soon as they’ve gone. There is no…

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Did you miss my live call last week?

Last Monday, I shared about an exciting opportunity. I invited you to join me on a live call that evening on the subject of Transformational Leadership. Did you take part? Over 10,000 people did join me. But I don’t want anyone to miss out. So if you weren’t able to be on the call (or…

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Amazing opportunity — TONIGHT!

What an incredible start to this week. This morning, we began the EQUIP World Relay, which I wrote about last week here on my blog. I’m so excited about this initiative and the blessing we hope it will be to the people of Guatemala and around the world. Click over to last week’s post for details…

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