Episode 6: Why Small Businesses Need BIG Leadership

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Thinking like a BIG business will keep you in business...

It has been our observation that many small business owners have a major problem. However, their major problem is not what you might think. It's not their lack of funds, ideas, talent, or business savvy.

 

No.

 

Their biggest problem is their perspective on the importance of (drumroll)...

 

Leadership!

 

Surprised? Well, you shouldn't be. After all...

 

"EVERYTHING rises and falls on leadership." - John C. Maxwell

 

This means your personal life, your family life, your relationships, your church, your community, your marriage, your children, and yes… even your small business will either rise or fall depending on your leadership skill.

 

When we fully realized this simple fact, we made it our business (pun intended) to improve our leadership ability.

 

Our hope is that you will too, after listening to this week's podcast.

 

 

In This Episode You Will:

♦ Learn the secret of why major corporations became, well, major!

♦ Do away with excuses to cop out of leadership development

♦ Learn the 7 key benefits of improving your leadership ability

 

 

Memorable Quotes:

 

"EVERYTHING rises and falls on leadership." - John C. Maxwell

 

"A good name is worth more than gold." (Proverbs 22:1)

 

“The best leaders are not those without fear, but those who face their fears again and again and teach others to do the same.” - Sebastien Richard

 

"Do it afraid." - Paul Martinelli

 

“The art of communication is the language of leadership.” - James Humes

 

"When you become a better leader, you become more confident. And when you become more confident, you are bolder in expressing yourself, and thus usually become a better communicator." - Sebastien Richard

 

“Don’t aspire to be the best on the team, aspire to be the best for the team.”

 

"Leadership is a social skill which is best expressed in a team environment." - Sebastien Richard

 

“When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’” - Lao Tzu

 

“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” - Ken Blanchard

 

"Your business will only go as far as your leadership will allow." - Sebastien Richard

 

“Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.” - Jim Rohn

 

 

 

Resources Recommended:

Blog Post about courageous leadership: No Guts, No Glory

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell

For Young Entrepreneurs: Lead Like a Superhero by Sebastien Richard

Lead Like Jesus-Revisited by Ken Blanchard

Wooden on Leadership: How to create a Winning Organization

Developing The Leader Within You 2.0-John C. Maxwell

About the author, Sebastien

Sebastien Richard is a Christian speaker, author, blogger, copywriter, and leadership expert who resides in Prince Edward Island Canada with his wife (Elisabeth) and three children. When he's not busy reading, writing, or podcasting life-changing content, he enjoys all things comics, family time, and researching cryptozoology.

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