I’ve been on an incredible journey of learning and developing my leadership skills. Since I was a child, I have always been curious about human behavior and leadership. I have watched, listened, interviewed, and studied many diverse leaders. These leaders have poured into my leadership. I want to share 5 important leadership lessons I have learned in my journey to be best leader I can be.Read More
Discover our extensive archive of insightful, helpful, and fresh articles on leadership to create simple strategies and solutions to shape your success!
Join our community of leaders. You will be part of a growing leadership community that freely shares simple strategies and sound solutions from leaders that have been successful. Also, you will get the latest updates from Leadership Insights with Bryant, a blog geared towards maximizing leader’s potential by clicking on this link.
Please join the discussion. If you have any questions see our Comments Policy.
- March 2019
- February 2019
- January 2019
- December 2018
- November 2018
- October 2018
- September 2018
- August 2018
- July 2018
- June 2018
- May 2018
- April 2018
- March 2018
- February 2018
- January 2018
- December 2017
- November 2017
- October 2017
- September 2017
- August 2017
- July 2017
- June 2017
- May 2017
- April 2017
- March 2017
- February 2017
- January 2017
- December 2016
- November 2016
- October 2016
- September 2016
- August 2016
- June 2016
- May 2016
- April 2016
- March 2016
- February 2016
- January 2016
- December 2015
- November 2015
- October 2015
- September 2015
- August 2015
- July 2015
- June 2015
- May 2015
- April 2015
- March 2015
- February 2015
- January 2015
- December 2014
- November 2014
- October 2014
- September 2014
- August 2014
- July 2014
- June 2014
- May 2014
- April 2014
- March 2014
- February 2014
- January 2014
- December 2013
- November 2013
- October 2013
- September 2013
- August 2013
- June 2013
- August 2012
- May 2012
- April 2012
Have you ever questioned your purpose or how meaningful you are as a leader? Has anyone ever made a difference in your life? If so, what was the difference? What positive impact did they have on your life?
We all should be seeking to influence and impact others in a positive manner. This can only happen if you understand what it means to make a difference. So what does it mean to make a difference?Read More
It’s time for a check-in. It’s mid-February. Have you fallen into the “typical” statistics? Do you know what stats I am talking about? Check this out.
U.S. News reports that 80% of New Year’s resolutions will fail by the 2nd week of February. Where are you with your goals for 2019? Have you been keeping up with the Daily Habit Tracker available for FREE as a Subscriber with MTN Universal?
Don’t fret! Anytime is a good time to reset, start again, or just pick up where you left off. Start by re-reviewing how to Resolve to be Better in 2019 and re-evaluating your goals.
Evaluate your intentions. Evaluate what has occurred in the beginning of 2019 that has hindered your progress and make or reset your plan to make necessary changes. It all boils down to your will, determination, and most importantly, CONSISTENCY.
Recently, I learned about Mr. Pablo Casals; deemed one of the greatest cellists of all time.Read More
There are few things that are as important as leading your life well. Many people are searching for a well-balanced life. But what is a well-balanced life? How do you obtain work life balance?
I get asked this question quite frequently when I speak, perform workshops, or do individual coaching. No matter the topic, the idea of having balance in one’s life usually always comes up. You may have the same question while reading this blog.
Life has a way of bringing you the unexpected. How many times have you had a busy schedule only to find one more thing added to it? Have you ever made plans for a meeting, dinner, or an event only to find that it was cancelled?Read More
When it comes to influence, we all have it. Influence is the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself. The question is how much influence do you have?
Selfish leaders don’t think about how influential they are. They don’t care if others believe they are selfish or not. Matter of fact, these leaders believe they are doing everyone a favor by making everything all about them.Read More
Leadership has been around since the beginning of time. It can be seen in every form of nature. The question is how important is vision when it comes to your leadership? When you look at past great leaders and various leadership styles, you will discover that vision is a key component to the success of any leader.
Great leaders are people who develop other great leaders. In other words, the greatest leaders are able to see greatness in others before they even recognize greatness in themselves. However, the truth of the matter is you cannot develop or see greatness in someone else if you don’t first develop or see greatness in you. Here are two ways to sharpen your vision as a leader, and consequently improve your success as a leader.Read More
Resolutions are decisions to do or not to do something. Resolutions can be made any time of the year, but they are usually made at the beginning of the year. It is just something about starting new with a clean slate. Have you ever made a resolution?
Over the last 24 hours, there have been billions of resolutions made for the New Year. Resolutions to save money, lose weight, get in shape, travel more, read more, to quit smoking, etc. I don’t believe there is anything wrong with making New Year’s Resolutions. However, I do believe you should have a workable process along with a sound plan with small action steps to achieve your resolution.
So whatever you do, don’t treat your resolutions like they are blanket statements. Instead use one or more of these tips to successfully navigate your New Year.Read More
Voltaire the French writer helps us to realize how living our best life is ultimately dependent on how we decide to live our lives. As he described in his quote, our greatest gift we can give ourselves is the gift of living well. One of my mentors said it this way, “The best thing you can do for you or anyone else is add value.” It was one of the best gifts I’ve ever received as a leader. It sounds simple, but it can sometimes be a challenge. The reason why it can be a challenge is because adding value only happens when a person consistently and intentionally develops self.
There are many ways to grow, but I would like to share 3 ways to consistently and intentionally develop your skills as a leader. By doing so you will give yourself the gift the keeps on giving and discover a plethora of opportunities to succeed in any aspect of your life.Read More
Achievements do not happen haphazardly. Accomplishments are a result of successful habits. As we are getting ready to start a new year, I want you to be positioned for your best year ever.
Every research study I have seen revealed that at least 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. This means only 10-20% of New Year’s resolutions are actually fulfilled. I do not want you to be part of the 80%.
So here are four successful habits to make your 2019 better than your 2018.Read More
No one enjoys losing, but it is inevitable. Everyone at some point in life will have to face coming up short. In the past year, we all have made mistakes and poor decisions that ended up resulting in an unfavorable outcome. It’s part of life.
Please reflect on the current year’s losses and defeats. After you finish reflecting, you will discover two things about losing.Read More
The key to any individual or organization’s success starts from within. Whether you are attempting to accomplish an individual or a team goal, we need a team. But more importantly, you need a team with great leadership.
Every great team is comprised of a variety people with exceptional individual talent. Be that as it may, the strength of the team lies in each individual contributing his or her gift to the greater whole.
Let’s take a look at what a great leadership team looks like. Here are 4 leadership styles needed to make up a great leadership team.Read More
What do you do when you car’s gas tank is close to being empty? Of course, you would refuel. Well, what do you do when you are having a leadership burnout? Then it is time to renew your leadership.
Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by stress. It occurs when a person feels overwhelmed, emotionally spent, and / or unable to meet the constant demands. If you are suffering from leadership burnout, here are four ways to renew your leadership.Read More
Leaders are greatly responsible for the growth, development, and productiveness of their teams and organizations. One of the greatest responsibilities of leaders is to grow and develop the people around them. With these expectations, leadership burnout can become a real issue.
Are you suffering from leadership burnout?Read More
A leader is a person that inspires, motivates, and leads himself and a group of people. A leader will encourage others to pursue goals with intentionality. I don’t believe anyone is born a leader, but an effective leader is a person that consistently sharpens a set of leadership skills.
Here are 6 leadership skills that every leader needs to sharpen.Read More
Developing leadership skills and solutions can be a challenge, but effective leaders understand and welcome the challenge. Although leaders embrace these challenges, they can still be a leader’s nightmare. Check out these 4 nightmares that most every leader with have to face.Read More
The heart and soul of leadership is about inspiring and influencing others. Leadership is like light. It is impossible for darkness to exist when light is present. Darkness can be defined as confusion, procrastination, ineffectiveness, selfishness, dishonesty, guilt, regret, dictatorial, and condescending just to name a few.
The best way to radiate your light as a leader is by discover your passion as a leader. To effective lead with passion there are 5 essential characteristics every leader should possess.Read More
There are many opportunities and privileges that come with leadership, but it also comes with tremendous responsibility. I believe we all are leaders. The questions are who, why, and how are we leading? Have you ever thought no one was watching, but you looked around and saw someone watching you? The fact of the matter is that someone is always watching us, which makes us all leaders.
Whether you believe you are a leader or not, leadership has its benefits. My hopes are that you will see the benefits of leading, and seek various ways to develop your leadership. Here are 5 benefits of leading.Read More
I’ve never heard anyone say, “I don’t care about being successful.” Everyone wants to be successful. Of course, each individual’s idea of what success looks like is different.
Over the last half of a decade, I have heard more authors writing about significance over success. At one time, I jumped on that bandwagon. Truth is, we cannot have significance without success. Let me explain.
Here are a five strategies to achieve success and significance.Read More
Although leadership is dynamic, it does have a level of simplicity. The greatest leaders understand that leadership simply starts with leading self. This is what the greatest leaders all know. However to lead first yourself and others, you must first give away a few things that can negatively affect your leadership. Here are 5 things you should give away to strengthen your leadership.Read More