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On Releasing Your Music Within

“Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out” wrote Oliver Wendell Holmes. Pharell Williams tells great … Continue reading

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On Character

Great leaders know that character is the essence of all that they are. It is their cornerstone and statement of their life, and heard and seen in their words and actions. It is character that builds the trust and respect … Continue reading

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When You Were Born, You Cried and the World Rejoiced

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you” writes Dr. Seuss. His words underline the beautiful and joyous uniqueness of the gifts every individual brings to the world. It … Continue reading

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Make It One Heck of a Summer

With the beginning of summer for those of us in the northern hemisphere, Philip Humbert’s article, “Make It One Heck of a Summer,” and its message of “carpe diem” again comes to mind.  I share this at the beginning of each summer as … Continue reading

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Seeing Things as We Are

“Our life is what our thoughts make it” wrote Marcus Aurelius. These are deeply profound words that give great leaders a moment of pause and reflection on those things that they treasure and value most. Sometimes it is the simplest … Continue reading

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On Momentum… It’s an Attitude

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed,” writes Tony Robbins. It is built over time with a ceaseless drive and passion, a self-motivation … Continue reading

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Always Be Present, Read the Signs, Stay in Your Lane and Never Back Up More Than You Have To

In her Leaders & Daughters article, Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President for Retail at Apple and the former CEO of Burberry, writes to her daughters, Sommer and Angelina, to provide them advice on navigating their future life’s journey. Her message … Continue reading

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Our Own Daily Reminder of What It Is to Have Succeeded

In her recent CNBC MAKE IT blog post, Sara Berger shares the inspiring post that Jeff Bezos keeps on his refrigerator door as a daily reminder of his day ahead. “To laugh often and much; to win the respect of … Continue reading

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On a Spirit of Relentless Reinvention

“This is the single most powerful investment we can ever make in life – investment in ourselves, in the only instrument we have with which to deal with life and to contribute.” writes Stephen Covey. His words tell great leaders … Continue reading

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Sometime We Lose Our Way

John Grisham writes: “The alarm would go off at 5, and I’d jump into the shower. My office was 5 minutes away. And I had to be at my desk, at my office, with the first cup of coffee, a … Continue reading

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