Adam Witty is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage|ForbesBooks. What began in the spare bedroom of his home is now an international publishing company. Advantage has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list of American’s fastest growing private companies in 2012, 2013, and 2014 and the Best Places to Work in South Carolina list for 2013 and 2014.

FORBESBOOKS 5: WHAT KIND OF LEADER ARE YOU?

What’s your leadership style? Are you a Steve Jobs or a Gandhi? Creative or rigid? Direct or collaborative? There’s no definitive right way to lead.  Different groups and different situations require different tactics.  Effective leadership considers goals of your organization, your individual strengths and the requirements of your team.   It’s important to understand your…

14 Quotes that will Motivate You & Your Business

For the longest time, I used to think that motivational and inspirational quotes were neither motivating nor inspiring.   Super-successful people sitting around being super-successful throwing out poetic and pithy advice. How could any of these people understand the challenges and frustrations I was going through? It all seemed a bit condescending. Then something happened. I…

remembering herb kelleher

Remembering Herb Kelleher

Herb Kelleher, the man who built Southwest Airlines into one of the most successful American companies, passed away last week. Kelleher was one of my heroes, a fun-loving, hard-working composite of all the traits that make for a successful entrepreneur—vision, perseverance and leadership. You’ve probably heard the legendary story. In 1967, one of Kelleher’s legal…