The TE Quote:

“Remember you are not the smartest person in your organization.”
- - Andy Stanley

TE Mistakes:

Mistake #10 -
You Stop Marketing

Mistake #17
You Are Involved in
a Bad Partnership


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Mistake #24
You Are Not a Strong Leader
Page 142

If you run your own business, you are a leader whether you like it or not. Many business owners and entrepreneurs are thrust into the leadership role with no formal training much like parenthood. Trial by fire is more the rule than the exception.

Zig Ziglar once said, “you cannot lead until you can manage yourself.” As a business coach, I see this all the time. Helping you become a better manager of yourself was one of the goals of writing this book.

Leadership, in its simplest form, is not complicated. There are three major qualities that all great leaders tend to display: The Golden Rule, accountability, and credibility. All three are related.


IN THE BOOK I explore the concept of leadership in the context of running a business, whether you manage a team or just yourself. I provide a number of solutions to help you develop better leadership skills.


One Possible Solution Offered in The Termite Effect:

  • Understand that leadership is neither about being successful with everything you do, nor is it about building consensus. You are the leader, which insinuates that someone is following you. So make decisions and lead!