Category Archives: Perspective

Opening one’s eyes, mind and heart to new possibilities… dreaming and imagining the impossible

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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There Is Always More Than One Answer

Raymond Feist writes, “Never accept the proposition that just because a solution satisfies a problem, that it must be the only solution.” A one-only solution mindset is limiting to the great leader’s choices and selections. Challenges and opportunities can be … Continue reading

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Great Leaders SEE Things Differently

In his recent blog post, Leaders SEE things DIFFERENTLY, Ryan Walter, former professional ice hockey center, Stanley Cup winner, motivational speaker and author, writes of the power and magic of SEEing in the lives of great leaders. He begins with … Continue reading

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The Magnificence of Leadershifts

A part of the excitement and joy in the daily life of great leaders is their continuing drive to go beyond the familiarity, peace and quiet of their comfort zone to stretch themselves to find something more – to do … Continue reading

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On Joys Awaiting Beyond Our Perceived Limits

Great leaders awake each morning filled with joy and wonder of what they will bring to the new day. Never do they wake up for the day to be mediocre… something for which they would simply settle to remain what … Continue reading

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This Is Water

In his Commencement Speech to the Kenyon College Class of 2005, David Foster Wallace reminds great leaders of the negative impact that their current world view may be having on seeing new possibilities. With hectic and sometimes frenetic schedules, new … Continue reading

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What You Look for Is What You’ll See

Speaking of lessons he was taught by his father, John Maxwell said: “What you look for is what you’ll see, and what you see is how you treat people.” Simply said, if we look for the worst in others, that … 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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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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The Joy and Great Value of Seeing Things Differently

Everyone has a beautiful uniqueness in their gifts and view of life. We are all wonderfully different in our own individuality, in how we see the world, understand ideas, perceive realities and relate to people. There is richness and abundance … Continue reading

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