Tag Archives: Acceptance

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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On the Magic of Commitment

In his book, Winning Every Day, Lou Holtz writes: “The greater your commitment to excellence, the higher the standards you’ll be willing to accept.” He tells the story of a history professor who dedicated her entire life to her studies … Continue reading

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On Self-Knowledge

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of wisdom,” wrote Aristotle. Lao Tzu tells us: “He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” And from the inscription in the forecourt of the Temple Apollo at Delphi we read: “Know thyself.” It is the starting point of the great leader’s learning … Continue reading

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