Hans recently completed twenty years as President and CEO of international non-profit WorldVenture(Littleton, CO) with a staff of 650 workers in 70 countries worldwide. Hans and his wife Donna spent ten years living in Vienna, Austria while training leaders throughout Eastern Europe behind the Iron Curtain before the fall of communism.
In 2013 Hans and Donna Finzel incorporated HDLeaders to engage with growing leaders worldwide.
Hans has an earned doctorate in the field of leadership. He is the author of seven books, including his bestseller “The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make” and his newest release “The Top Ten Leadership Commandments.” His books have been translated into over twenty foreign language editions.
Some of the highlights of this episode:
- A great exchange about the classic question “Are leaders made or born?”
- The biggest mistake leaders make? According to Hans, having a “king of the mountain” mentality. Instead its all about service.
- Don’t lead as you’ve been led….study & become intentional about your leadership journey. Become a lifelong learner in leadership.
- Servant leadership does not mean you are milquetoast, weak, & wishy-washy. It is an attitude of your heart and that looking at people as the reason for your leadership position.
A podcast for leaders about taking your leadership to the next level. Whether you are a seasoned leader or just starting out, Han’s provides practical leadership tips that you can use this week. No matter WHAT your leadership situation is, Hans can help.