Tag Archives: Challenges

On Learnings from the Caterpillar

“What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly,” wrote Lao Tzu. These simple, yet profound words, carry within them a message of transformation, resilience and the beauty that emerges from the depths of change. The … Continue reading

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On New Beginnings

Seneca wrote, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” These new beginnings are a fresh start, new opportunities to explore and create a different future for ourselves. They are exciting and challenging times, full of dreams, potential, and … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Challenges

In their book, The Truth about Leadership, James M. Kouzes, and Barry Z. Posner write, “Challenges cause you to come face-to-face with yourself. They are rather harsh ways of reminding you of what’s important, what you value, and where you … Continue reading

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On the Gifts of Challenges

Martin Luther King Jr., said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Challenges are an inevitable part of life. They … Continue reading

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On Resilience

Winston Churchill said, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” It is the great leaders’ resilience to bounce back and face life’s difficulties and challenges. It is the unstoppable you who … Continue reading

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On the Value of Being Challenged

Henry Ford said, “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” His words speak to the importance of challenges, difficulties, problems and complications to the great leaders’ growth … Continue reading

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Understanding the Value of Life’s Obstacles and Challenges

In his Daily Discipline blog, Brian Kight reminds great leaders of the great value of obstacles and challenges for growth and learning . He writes: “Obstacles are not to be resented. Challenges are not to be feared. They are opportunities … Continue reading

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