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On Being a Victor, Not a Victim

In a recent presentation, The Journey Is the Destination, Kevin Cummings, Director, Citizens Financial Group, spoke on the subject of servant leadership. He shared a powerful message saying, “Don’t be a victim; be a victor.” His words resonate not only with the … Continue reading

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On the Value of Our Personal Connections

We don’t live alone in the world. Each day brings the opportunity to connect with someone. It could be a simple hello, a conversation or a discussion. In each interaction, whether in words (spoken or written) or body language, as … Continue reading

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On the Rewards of Acting Versus Reacting

“The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react,” wrote George Bernard Shaw. His words are a compelling reminder that our destinies are not mere products of circumstance. Rather, they unfold through the deliberate decisions we make … Continue reading

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On the Gift of Vision

In leadership as in life, vision is the cornerstone of inspiration and motivation. It provides purpose and meaning in our pursuit of something greater in life. It ignites passion which fuels the relentless pursuit of goals that might otherwise seem … Continue reading

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On the Value of Connections

“Learning is all about connections, and through our connections with unique people, we are able to gain a true understanding of the world around us, wrote Peter Senge. In Senge’s words, we find the essence of our journey as learners … Continue reading

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On the Magnificent Gift of You

I humbly take this moment to remind you of something truly special and extraordinary – the gift of the magnificent you. In a universe filled with countless wonders, you are a unique and irreplaceable masterpiece. You are shaped by your … Continue reading

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On the Value of Experiential Learning

Aristotle counsels, “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” Joan Erikson builds on his profound words writing, “Wisdom is not what comes from reading great books. When it comes to … Continue reading

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On the Transformative Power of Inspirational Leadership

“Inspiration is the wind beneath the wings of progress,” wrote an unknown author. In the realm of great leadership, inspirational leadership, like a guiding star, shines above all others. It is the heartbeat of transformation and the driving force that … Continue reading

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On Awareness

“The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness,” wrote Lao Tzu. His words invite us to embark on a journey of profound self-discovery and expansion. It is a transformative path that transcends the … Continue reading

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On the Temporary Surrender of Security

Gail Sheehy wrote, “Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.” Our pursuit of personal growth and development often necessitates stepping outside our comfort zones and embracing uncertainty. It is in these moments of surrendering our security that we embark on … Continue reading

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