Complacency is Not an Effective Leadership Style


Doug Hall, author of Jump Start Your Brain, passionately makes the case for engaging in your business as the antidote for low financial returns and low personal rewards. Even though this snippet is from a speech to manufacturers, the lessons are applicable to business owners in every industry. Listen to Doug’s three choices (engage wholeheartedly; sit back, shut up, and sell out; and leave for another industry) and ask yourself what you would do differently in the next 24 hours if you really did give your business and all its stakeholders inside and outside the company your full effort, your full intelligence, and your full caring. Want to really be bold? Share your top action step below as a comment as a public declaration.

About the Author Bill Ringle

Bill Ringle is a CEO, former Apple exec, published author, and angel investor. Through Grow Business Now, he offers strategies and tools to elevate growth for executives and entrepreneurs from more than 46 industries. Bill has conducted nearly 200 podcast interviews on My Quest for the Best, where industry and business leaders share their secrets to success.

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