Author Archives: Mike Reuter

Your Defining Moment Is in Every Moment

In his blog post, Your Defining Moment, Seth Godin reminds great leaders that their defining moments are found in every moment in their life… when they choose to decide that it is. “It’s easy to wait for it. The movies … Continue reading

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Authentic Servant Leadership Comes from the Inside Out

In their essay, Finding Your Voice, James Kouzes and Barry Posner write that, in their thirty-five years studying leadership, “We keep rediscovering that credibility is the foundation of leadership… We’ve come to refer to it as the First Law of … Continue reading

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If Serving Is Below You, Leadership is Beyond You

In their book, Servant Leadership in Action, Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell have collected an incredible collection of essays by prominent writers on the subject of servant leadership. Simon Sinek, in his essay, The Evolution of Servant Leadership, suggests that … Continue reading

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On The Joy of Dreams

An unknown author wrote: “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” Beautifully complementing those words, Oprah Winfrey said: “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Dreams are the … Continue reading

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Who Will You Be Today?

In his blog post, Daily Discipline, Brian Kight writes of No More Waiting. He reminds great leaders that each day is another building block, another step, in achieving their outstanding life’s purpose and meaning. It is not just another day. … Continue reading

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Lessons from an Exam… the Black Dot

A dear friend recently shared an inspirational video, Exam Lesson, with me suggesting that it may be very worthwhile sharing it with our Three Minute Leadership family given the world in which we are living. Yet something was telling me … Continue reading

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A Good Life Contains These Six Essentials

Every once in a while, we need a gentle reminder of things that we all know are important in our life, yet sometimes forget. In a posthumous blog, A Good Life Contains These Six Essentials., Jim Rohn’s thoughts are beautifully … Continue reading

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On Being an Encourager

George M. Adams wrote: “There are high spots in all our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement of someone else.” His words speak to the joyous power of encouragement. Encouragement is that magical gift that great … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Imagination

Albert Einstein speaks to imagination’s importance and its critical value in the lives of great leaders, writing: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, … Continue reading

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On the Value and Joy of Discipline

Great leaders are faced with a world of changes right now: changes from without and within. New external regulations and demands are being imposed on society, and daily habits and routines are disrupted in response to them. An inner voice … Continue reading

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