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On Our Journey of Becoming

John Wooden said, “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” Life’s journey is the process of becoming from who we are … 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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Seeing Things as We Are

“Our life is what our thoughts make it” wrote Marcus Aurelius. These are deeply profound words that give great leaders a moment of pause and reflection on those things that they treasure and value most. Sometimes it is the simplest … Continue reading

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“It’s Not What You Look at That Matters. It’s What You See”

Henry David Thoreau writes: “It is not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” These words provide great leaders a beautiful moment of reflection. They think of how wonderfully unique each of us is. We see life … Continue reading

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The Black Dot

Nikos Kazantzakis wrote: “Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.” How great leaders see their world creates their realities. The story of the “Black Dot” captures this simple truth. “A young professor held up a piece of … Continue reading

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Where the Acorns Are

In a recent article, Where the Acorns Are, Philip Humbert, sitting in the peace and comfort of his deck under a clear blue sky, lists the national and international realities of the world around us and says:  “I don’t know what … Continue reading

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The Understanding Underneath

As human beings we have a magnificent ability to ascribe meaning to our life’s experiences.  Our choice of these meanings and our reflection on them give us new opportunities for growth and development.  A recent article in DailyOM, “The Understanding … Continue reading

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