Leaving a Positive Leadership Legacy Is Really About Living Your Values Now

How you will be remembered when you career is done is based entirely on who you help and what you build. July 16, 2018 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For me, the most memorable event in the FIFA World Cup wasn´t the goal scoring, the lifting of the golden trophy or the multimillionaire superstars. It was the wonderful story of the Japanese squad cleaning up their locker room after their narrow 3-2 defeat against Belgium and leaving a thank you note in Russian to their hosts. It got me thinking about building positive leadership legacies. We seem to spend so much of our time chasing targets and calculating our next leadership move, rather than focusing on what it is that we want to achieve and be remembered for as organizational leaders. Related: It’s Not Too Late to Start Thinking About Your Business Legacy Research […]

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5 Ways to Think Long-Term in a Short-Term Market

Counterintuitively, we’ve found that the best short-term strategy is a long-term one. July 12, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Last month, a coalition of 200 CEOs from the nation’s leading companies came together to sound the alarm about a growing threat to the U.S. economy. The cause of their concern wasn’t global trade wars, labor shortages or mega-mergers. It was short-term thinking. Related: 3 Ways That Your Actions Today Will Shape Your Company’s Legacy In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal titled “Short-Termism is Harming the Economy,” the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, and Jamie Dimon, the chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, warn that the U.S. market’s addiction to quarterly goals is leading to “an unhealthy focus on short-term profits at the expense of long-term strategy, growth and sustainability.” While concerns about the impact of short-term thinking in business are nothing new […]

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SPI 306: Rise of the Youpreneur with Chris Ducker

Today I have a very special guest: Chris Ducker of ChrisDucker.com and Youpreneur, and author of the new book Rise of the Youpreneur! Chris and I have been friends for eight years now. He’s been on the show before but we’ve never gotten this deep. A lot of people may not be familiar with the side of Chris we’re going to be talking about today. We’ll be discussing a time in Chris’s life when he was actually hospitalized due to burnout. That event, and everything that happened after, ultimately led Chris to a successful, enjoyable, and fulfilling business. Chris understands how to be the best version of you, how to portray that so that you can hire people, coach people, and get your audience to trust you. This translates into every facet of his business: branding, content, and how he interacts with his audience. He’s going to be sharing some […]

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