21 Characteristics of Highly Influential People (aka: Christians)

characteristics of influential peopleIf you are a human being, then you’re created in the image of God.

If you are a Christian, then you’re a person created in the image of God and you have the Spirit of God abiding in you. Christian are, therefore, highly influential people.

If you are a Christian, then you’re created in the image of God, you have the Spirit of God abiding in you, and you’ve been supremely equipped by God with various spiritual gifts which the world cannot even begin to comprehend. Again, Christians are amazingly influential people!

Christians also have the Word of God to guide us, and we’re continually being shaped and molded by God while being conformed into the image of His Son Jesus Christ. [Read more...]

The Definition of Leadership is Planted in the Soil of COMMITMENT

definition of leadership and commitment

When it comes down to the definition of leadership, there is no moving forward until the issue of commitment is addressed.

The Definition of Leadership Begins With Commitment

In case you did not already know, people don’t follow uncommitted leaders. There is often too much of a lack of commitment in our own lives, so we don’t search for leaders struggling with the same plague. As your followers, we need you to be committed to the task at hand. As our leader, you need to be committed to us and our cause. If you aren’t, we’ll find someone else to carry the torch.

Are you willing to do that for us?

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Viral Marketing and The Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencers of 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

viral marketing social media 2013Are you interested in learning more about social media and viral marketing?

Interested in learning how your own personal tweets, blog articles, pictures, and YouTube videos can go viral? Good, because here are 50 people who are touted by Forbes as being experts in viral marketing when it comes to influencing on the BIGGER social media platforms.

“Through #socialmedia, you have the power to influence the world around you, one tweet at a time.”

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Dan Rockwell: Leadership Styles Interview

leadership style interviews

As part of my leadership styles interview series, I’m happy to now feature the best-selling author and international speaker, Dan Rockwell.

dan rockwell[stextbox id="custom"]Dan is one of the world’s foremost leaders when it comes to leadership styles blogging. His dream is that when people see him they will think of him as the guy who made their life better. He is a presenter, an author, an MBA, and he’s happily married. Be sure to follow him on Twitter.[/stextbox]

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Mark Sanborn: Leadership Styles Interview

leadership style interviews

As part of my leadership styles interview series, I’m happy to now feature the best-selling author and international speaker, Mark Sanborn.

[stextbox id="custom"]mark-sanbornMark Sanborn is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and noted authority on leadership, team building, customer service and change. Mark is the author of eight books, including the bestseller The Fred Factor: How Passion In Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary which has sold more than 1.6 million copies internationally. His other books include You Don’t Need a Title to be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make a Positive Difference, Teambuilt: Making Teamwork Work, The Encore Effect: How to Achieve Remarkable Performance in Anything You Do, and Up, Down or Sideways: How to Succeed When Times are Good, Bad or In Between. His latest book is Fred 2.0: New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results and was recently released in March 2013. Be sure to follow him on Twitter and Facebook.[/stextbox]

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Kimanzi Constable: Leadership Styles Interview

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As part of my leadership styles interview series, I’m happy to now feature the author and international leader, Kimanzi Constable.

[stextbox id="custom"]kimanzi-constableKimanzi Constable is an author who self-published two books that have sold over 80,000 copies. His first published book (Are You Living or Existing) releases May 1, 2013. He’s a consultant who works with companies worldwide on how to effectively connect with people through social media as well as an international speaker who teaches audiences all over the world how to stop existing and how to truly live. His mission is to help people live the full and abundant life they truly deserve to live. Be sure to follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.[/stextbox]

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Bob Burg: Leadership Styles Interview

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As part of my leadership styles interview series, I’m excited to now feature the best-selling author and international leader, Bob Burg.

[stextbox id="custom"]BobBurg-fbnewBesides being a fantastic author, Bob blogs and shares information on topics vital to the success of today’s businessperson. He speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including fortune 500 companies, franchises, and numerous direct sales organizations. He regularly addresses audiences ranging in size from 50 to 16,000 — sharing the platform with notables including today’s top thought leaders, broadcast personalities, Olympic athletes and political leaders including a former United States President. His most recent book, The Go-Giver, is a bestseller and certainly worth the read. Be sure to follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.[/stextbox]

Each of the leaders featured in my leadership style interview series was asked to provide their own unique answers to seven specific questions. Bob’s answers are located under each of the questions below. Be sure to leave a comment at the end of this article about which of Bob’s answers you found most fascinating…and why. [Read more...]

Albert Mohler And The Conviction To Lead

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The more I test the waters of social media, the more I understand how important it is for a man or woman of influence to be a digital leader.

Leadership comes in many shapes and sizes but the person who doesn’t lead digitally has forfeited a wealth of influence.

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Albert Mohler and The Conviction To Lead

Albert Mohler, who currently serves as President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, recently wrote a book entitled The Conviction To Lead. The twenty-first chapter is titled The Digital Leader and is subtitled: Leaders Understand That The Digital World Is A Real World—a World in Which They Are Called to Lead. I found this chapter to be most fascinating regarding my own personal pursuit of becoming a more effective leader in the digital world. [Read more...]

Strong Leaders Seek Wise Counsel

Strong Leaders

Strong leaders are men and women who garner wise counsel in order to make critical decisions to effect the best possible outcome for the tribe. Foolish leaders assume they can do it all on their own. Why? Because…

“Where there is no counsel, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.” (Proverbs 11:14)