my first step?

Video Credit: Dennis Green

Throughout my recanting of the many tales and adventures I’ve had in leadership – One of the biggest questions I’ve been asked is how I took my first step. And here it is, one of the first video blogs in the series is all about that! The hardest lesson for me at the beginning of all things leadership is that I was headstrong and bashful to a fault. I often struggled to lesson to the opinions and voices of others and tried to pave my own way.

That’s why I met Dr.James Beattie. A mentor who would challenge my ways and help me lead with my best foot forward. He taught me that one of the best ways to find yourself a define your style of leadership comes in many ways. And one of the best methods is through the service of others.

So without further ado, click play, and sit back and relax as discuss the grassroots of my leadership foundations.

The EQ Factor

One of the cornerstone qualities of a leader in this day and age is the ability to assess and read the emotions in situations. This is known as many things in the leadership world, empathy and social awareness, but I like to use a term called “Emotional Intelligence,” which has become a generally accepted term […]

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Lead, don’t manage.

A time-old tale that has been discussed repeatedly in leadership – lies in the difference between a “manager” and a “leader.” In my humble perspective, one should always seek to be a leader. You’re probably asking, “Dennis, what is the difference?” Before sending my perspectives out into the universe, I must set up how to […]

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Get ready. Get set. Don’t go.

The most defining trait I’ve seen in a leader that has directly correlated back to their success is the ability to pivot. Leaders often set upon a mission with such ruthless and blind dedication to a cause, and it has usually caused the ruin of relationships, trust, and even credibility. Let’s dive a little deeper […]

Read More Get ready. Get set. Don’t go.

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