Tag Archives: Aspiration

On the Joy of Aspirations

“Aspiration is dissatisfaction with the gap between now and not-yet. Aspiration is dissatisfaction with who-you-are-now and who-you-hope-to-be in the future” writes Dan Rockwell. Another way of saying this is that aspiration is the fiery goal inspired by passion and commitment to … Continue reading

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Don’t Just…

“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is going beyond them into the impossible” writes Arthur Clarke. It is this that differentiates great leader from their peers taking them from just meeting expectations to delivering the extraordinary, from … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned…

Brian Tracy tells great leaders: “Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.” The great leader’s life is one of continuous learning filled with experiences that have been internalized … Continue reading

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The Power of Just One

In his 2015 keynote commencement address at Dillard University, Tony Award-winning actor Denzel Washington said: “Don’t just aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.” This is a driving purpose in the lives of great leaders – to bring value-added change to the world … Continue reading

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Your Seeds of Greatness

In his recent Leadership Wired Blog, Are These Four Things Keeping You from Reaching Your Potential?, John Maxwell, writes: “I believe that we all have potential. God has designed each of us to do something great. But why do so … 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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