My grandfather, who was retired military and a top executive in two large companies, shared this with me early in my development. He said, “Son, they don’t have to like you, they just have to work for you.”

This piece of advice has always kept me focused on what is truly important in leadership, that the mission of the organization trumps your personal need for feeling good.

Think. Work. Achieve.

Your turn…


Uncle Mike’s Advice

Last week LYS trained over 400 campus leaders on the PowerWalks observation system. Every trainee was diligent, attentive and earnest.…