Brief moments of quiet pause and reflection speckle the life of the great leader’s journey. They refresh, reinvigorate and rekindle the burning embers that fire their passion and life’s purpose. Below are some powerful and inspirational insights on leadership and life from great leaders before them which provide the inspirational fodder. May you enjoy the richness and diversity of ideas that reflect our global oneness.
“Leadership is based on a spiritual quality: the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow.” –Vince Lombardi
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” –Mother Teresa
“Some leaders are born women.” –Geraldine Ferraro
“I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” –Ginni Rometty
“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” –Sheryl Sandberg
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” –Nelson Mandela
“The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example.” –John Wooden
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” –Pablo Picasso
“It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities.” –J. K. Rowling
May these thoughts add value to the joy and excitement of your magnificent journey. For a minute, choose one that stands out for you. Ask why, what will I do with it… to grow, change, see the world differently? It is a small step, yet it is another of the many steps that you have already taken in life in which you have chosen to grow. Enjoy this precious moment you take for yourself. It is yours to savor as you rekindle the beautiful embers of your magnificent life’s purpose and meaning.
Have a beautiful day and a magnificent week!!!