Category Archives: Moments

Savoring the present in all its beauty, wonder and its moments of new discovery

The Joy of Life

“What is the joy of life?” It is a profound question which great leaders continually ask of themselves during their life’s magnificent journey. It serves to set focus, establish priorities, create urgencies, expand horizons and dream dreams undreamed. Marcus Aurelius … 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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Going Up to the Balcony

In his recent blog post, Going Up to the Balcony, Larry Center reminds great leaders of the importance of stepping back amid their myriad of daily challenges that shift their focus to  the problems themselves rather than finding solutions to … Continue reading

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One Moment in Time… the Answers Are All Up to You

Maya Angelou said: “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” In her beautiful song, One Moment in Time, Dana Winner captures the great leaders’ ceaseless and joyous … Continue reading

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The Gift of a Magical Burst

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand as well”, wrote Jack London. So it is in the lives of great leaders with its ups and downs, moments of challenge which can drain … 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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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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What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead

In his recent blog post, What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead, Dan Rockwell focuses on the value of our past life as the source of valuable learning in building an extraordinary future. Rockwell writes: “Pushing away a painful … Continue reading

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There Are No Ordinary Moments

In Dan Millman’s book, The Peaceful Warrior, he tells of his personal journey of self-discovery.  One of his great learnings happened by accident following one of his t’ai chi practices.  During his exercise, his motions were fluid and purposeful.  His mind … 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 away from the hectic pace of our lives… when we pause, reflecting in the quiet of our souls, and … Continue reading

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