Author Archives: Mike Reuter

On Living a Life of ‘What Can Be’… the Joy of Imagination

Robert F. Kennedy said, “Some people look at things as they are and ask, ‘Why?  I dream things that never were and ask, ‘Why not?’” His words capture the essence of imagination. It is the magical key that allows you … Continue reading

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On Being Prepared

In his recent Minute with Maxwell blog post, Opportunity, John Maxwell speaks about intentional preparedness for the many opportunities that life presents. He quotes words from his mentor, John Wooden, who told him, “When opportunity comes, it’s too late to … Continue reading

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I Wish You Enough

Best wishes! Wishing you a bright and colorful future in which all your dreams come true… all the best! Words and wishes for the best in people’s lives. They are our expressions of our greatest hopes for joy, happiness and … Continue reading

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Should You Live Your Resume… or Your Eulogy?

David Brooks, in his TED Talk, Should You Live Your Resume… or Your Eulogy?, poses a profound question of focus to great leaders about how they choose to live their life – the powerful question of what they do and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Growing Together

Michael Jordan said, “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence championships.” His powerful words are a gentle reminder to great leaders of the importance of teamwork in achieving success. It is about maximizing, with and through others, our unique and … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Getting Back Up

Some of the great leaders’ greatest life learnings and successes come from falls and stumbles they face along the way. It is in those instances that they find new challenges and opportunities to push and stretch their perceived limits and … Continue reading

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On Unconditional Love

In his daily Minute with Maxwell,  Love Someone, Regardless, John Maxwell speaks about the joy and power of unconditional love as the source of influence and inspiration in the lives of great leaders. He tells the story of his mother’s … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storms

“Life is a constant challenge. It’s full of unexpected detours that no one but you can navigate.” said Sheryl Crow. Dolly Parton wrote, “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” … Continue reading

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On Your Purpose

In a recent blog post, John Maxwell speaks about finding your life’s purpose. He says that many people come to him with the question, how do I find my life’s purpose. His reply is, “If you want to discover your … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Countdown

Zig Ziglar speaks to great leaders about commitment writing, “Most people who fail in their dream fail, not from lack of ability, but from lack of commitment.” Commitment transforms your hopes and promises into realities. In his blog post, The … Continue reading

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