Elon Musk
Positive characteristics exhibited by great leaders are important keys to their success.  These characteristics arise from several overlapping and interrelated general areas.  The characteristics leaders select to utilize and portray from within these areas, in conjunction with their personality type, will help define who they are, how effective they will be, and how successful their companies will become.  These...
Teamwork
This article outlines the importance of a leadership inspired teamwork culture in positioning a company for success.  Leadership must be directly engaged in: Implementing the company’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives. Delivering services to customers. Providing for their employees. Being a responsible business owner/CEO. Monitoring the company bottom-line. Leadership must also be focused on creating a culture which produces exceptional...
Damon Foreman
We are excited to have one of the best music schools in Howard County as a member of Leading Maryland. Music as well as education has been a lifelong passion for Damon Foreman, owner of the Damon Foreman Music Academy.  Through music, he has been able to travel worldwide and perform at some the worlds best venues.   Damon studied music...
HVBF
We are excited to announce that Hunt Valley Business Forum has partnered with Leading Maryland.  Our team of business executives and educators will collaborate with Hunt Valley Business Forum to provide additional business and leadership resources for their members. Our members may want to expand their networking and business knowledgebase and learn more about becoming a member of the Hunt...
Meeting
The value derived by leadership, from asking well-thought-out questions, is found in two areas: Constantly reaching better solutions to problems and issues confronting a company. Building for the future of a company through leadership-initiated employee development. Leaders wear many hats within successful companies.  They inspire, point the way, make decisions, and set milestones.  They should also play a key role...
Culture
No less than doctors and healthcare are practicing medicine than corporations are also practicing Business. We've not found perfection in either and while it’s no one’s fault, we must keep searching for optimization; the perfect blend of conscious design and a profitable approach. Organizations typically use protocols or best practices (of the time) as their guiding script for action.  Doing...
Bill Gates
Recently, Bill Gates, sat down with Eventbrite co-founder and CEO Julia Hartz to discuss the many decisions involved in starting and maintaining a growing business.   Bill Gates talks about how he has evolved as a leader and the many challenges of work-life balance. We found the article on Tech Crunch.  Feel free to read the entire article here. Featured Image by...
Emotional Intelligencevideo
Emotional Intelligence also referred to as EQ has a significant impact on relationships, communication, conflict and change management or the lack thereof within teams and across organizations. What can EQ do for you and your team? Watch and find out.
entrepreneurs Leading Maryland Article
Leaders and entrepreneurs alike are known to blaze trails and find creative ways to build wealth for their company.  From the outside, most see wealth creation as the common measurement of a quality leader or entrepreneur; however, the best leaders know what preceded wealth creation, and it started from within. While the entire world surrounding our corporate structures has changed...
Catch Phrases Leading Maryland Article
EXPERIENCED-BASED PERSPECTIVE ON COMMUNICATIONS Speak to the common person and you will be understood by most. Speak to your peers and you may be understood by only a few. If you communicate technical information and concepts in a fashion the lay person on the street can grasp and understand, you will be more successful over time at transmitting your message...