Author Archives: Mike Reuter

On the Wonders of Opportunity

In a recent blog post, John Maxwell speaks to great leaders about discovering the opportunities life offers. He quotes Albert Einstein, “In the middle of the difficulty lies opportunity.” Maxwell focuses on Einstein’s placement of where opportunity is found. It … Continue reading

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On the Excitement and Joy of Enthusiasm

“Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars,” wrote Henry Ford. It is the magical elixir that ignites your passion, brings you energy and enthusiasm and strengthens your will and commitment to move from plans to … Continue reading

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Growth… the Gift of Positivity

Thomas Paine wrote, “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.” His message reminds great leaders of the power their positivity brings to living through times of adversity. … Continue reading

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Reflecting Back and Living Forward

As 2021 began, there were the promises and excitement that filled the hearts and souls of great leaders. It was another year of exciting growth, magnificent achievements and the realization of their dreams and our life’s purpose. Once again, great … Continue reading

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Peace and Love to You and Yours

It is that wonderful time of year again when the holiday spirit fills our mind and heart, and gently moves us, for the moment, away from the hectic pace of our lives and the world we experience now. Yes, this … Continue reading

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The Heart of Great Leadership Is Love

Robert Clancy writes, “Great leaders may be found at the top of a mountain looking back upon their challenges, but the greatest leaders are often found at the foot of that mountain still helping others reach the summit.” Leading with … Continue reading

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On the Value of Being Challenged

Henry Ford said, “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” His words speak to the importance of challenges, difficulties, problems and complications to the great leaders’ growth … Continue reading

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On the Joys of Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

In a discussion with a friend, Jillian Swogier, about key learnings on the great leader’s career journey, there was passion and excitement in her voice when she spoke of the joy of getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. It means, she … Continue reading

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The Joy of the Every Moment

Writing about the importance of each of life’s moments, Eckhart Tolle says, “Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time, but the one point that is out of time: the … Continue reading

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On Life’s Journey

Confucius said, “Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.” His words are a gentle reminder to great leaders that each day of life is but another beautiful step on their mgnificent journey in achieving their life’s purpose and meaning. There … Continue reading

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