Nexecute’s Take on BHAGs

It’s no secret we enjoy learning at Nexecute. When it comes to knowledge, we’re human sponges—in classrooms, in boardrooms, and in books. We’re perpetually reading and recommending literature to improve professional acumen. In the business world, there are a handful of titles—and authors—you’ll hear again and again. Jim Collins is one of those authors. He…


A Courageous Leader Does What’s Necessary

In this series, we proposed that being courageous is an essential characteristic of leaders. We covered the importance of facing reality and speaking the truth. However, possibly the most difficult task of them all is to actually do what must be done. Courageous leaders take action! Too often we slip into thinking someone else will…


A Courageous Leader Speaks the Truth

It’s certainly not easy for leaders to stand up and speak their mind, especially when the prevailing opinion is the exact opposite. Just as it takes a spark to light a fire, the leader can be the spark to light the fire of truth. Let’s be clear, the fire of truth is not ultimately destructive….


A Courageous Leader Faces Reality

People who don’t like facing bad news or problems have, for a long time, been compared to an ostrich that buries its head in the ground. (Fun Fact: This is a myth! Ostriches dig holes for their eggs and either run away or drop to the ground when they sense danger.) But even if it’s…


How To Be A Courageous Leader

Many leaders unknowingly seek what the Cowardly Lion did in the Wizard of Oz: Courage. Courage. It sounds like such a simple thing—a kindergartner thing. After all, we learn that kind of stuff as a kid, don’t we? To stand up for what is right, to protect the weak and innocent—it’s what heroes are made…