Author Archives: Al Ritter

Put Self on the Shelf

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ -Martin Luther King The culture in North America supports the familiar adage “look out for number one”. In being so self-consumed, we often ignore the needs of others, and paradoxically, overlook a prime source of our own happiness, satisfaction and effectiveness. Imagine […]

The Key Behaviors of Great Leaders

I call the highest level of leadership Servant Leadership. That means you choose to be respectful of people; coach your people; develop them; help them succeed. You lead with both your head and heart. Servant Leadership is serving others while holding them accountable—a powerful combination. In other words, Servant Leaders seek to grow and develop […]