Tag: leadership

Leadership 101, 102 . . . etc.

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 10th, 2015 in Mentor's Corner

The arch type millionaire next door is an economically successful self employed business owner.  In other words, he is an employer not an employee.  He is in essence a leader.  This fact has much to do with understanding something important about millionaire business owners.  There is little or no significant correlation between cognitive intelligence test scores […]

Common traits of successful corporate executives and the millionaire next door

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 14th, 2014 in Current Events

There are two forms of human intelligence.  One is cognitive intelligence [IQ] which I believe is highly correlated with SAT results, etc.  But as reported in The Millionaire Mind, Cognitive ability [IQ] tests have been notoriously poor predictors of leadership performance. . . .  Relations between intelligence and leadership and managerial performance . . . accounting […]

Dr. King, Leadership and Courage

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 27th, 2013 in Current Events

Webster’s defines courage as “the response of facing and dealing with anything recognized as dangerous, difficult or painful; the courage of one’s convictions, the courage to do what one thinks is right. And courage is the hallmark of great leadership.  Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.  Then, and in many other […]