Servant Leadership & Business: What You Need to Know

Like many other industries, the commercial real estate business is fraught with examples of poor leaders. Many brokers are known for being slick, smart individuals who only look out for themselves. Their appetite for higher and higher commissions is never satisfied. But commissions are short-lived. Commissions force you to focus on the short game. Continue reading “Servant Leadership & Business: What You Need to Know”


Servant Leadership at WD-40

I believe it is no secret that San Diego is home to one of corporate America’s greatest Servant Leaders, Garry Ridge with WD-40. Yesterday I was fortunate enough to listen to Mr. Ridge speak on leadership to San Diego’s CEO Roundtable. I was kind of hoping for a quick fail-safe tip, however, Mr. Ridge was honest. Leadership is everyday, loads of work, and not about you. The best quote of the evening, “Micro-management isn’t scalable.” He told the group of San Diego CEO’s and decision makers, leadership is about respect, value doing the right thing, and building relationships.

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