Tag Archives: Achievement

Training for Excellence

In his Harvard Business Review article, How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence, Michael Schrage discusses the power of training as a magnificent complement to learning. It is important, he writes, “because real-world excellence requires more than commitment to … Continue reading

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The Four Essentials of Great Achievement

Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote: “Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.” In a recent blog, Achieve Any Goal, Philip Humbert shared his insights on the four critical essentials for achieving extraordinary levels of professional and personal growth. His work is based on his … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Resource

“What is your motive for action? What is it that drives you in your life today? I believe that the invisible force of internal drive, activated, is the most important thing in the world…. If we get the right emotion, … Continue reading

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Dream Bigger, Aim Higher in 2015

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” writes author, Melody Beattie.  Excited by another magnificent year of great learnings, achievement and personal and professional growth, … Continue reading

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A Chance to Show How Badly We Want Something

In his book, The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch, spoke about the power of passion, focus and perseverance say: “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Satisfaction

There come times in the life of great leaders and organizations when satisfaction with the successes they have achieved becomes the impediment to future growth. They say: “I have great success. I accomplished what I had set out to do … Continue reading

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Be the Change You Wish to See in the World… Because You Can

Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary and magnificent man.  Being that man he was, that he chose to be, was his gift and legacy in life. From his being flowed great doing – achievements that have changed the world and the … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Walking

In his recent blog post, How to Walk, Dan Rockwell reminds us of the joys of walking: to rekindle our spirit, dream new dreams, enjoy the peace of self-reflection or connecting with someone dear. Quoting Gwyn Thomas, novelist, he writes: “But … Continue reading

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Success and Winning

In July 2001, John Wooden, legendary UCLA basketball coach, shared his thoughts on success. He was not satisfied with Webster’s: “as an accumulation of material possessions or the attainment of a position of power or prestige.”  For him, this definition … Continue reading

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Be Willing to…

George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright, wrote:  “The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.”  In a recent article, Be Willing To…, Ralph Marston, writer, shares his thoughts on the beautiful rewards great leaders receive when they act … Continue reading

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