Tag Archives: Colin Powell

On the Law of Navigation

In his book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John Maxwell writes of the Law of Navigation. The law states that “Anyone can steer a ship but it takes a leader to chart the course, carefully, seeing where they want … Continue reading

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In Humble and Joyous Recognition of a Role Model of Great Leadership – Colin Powell

Colin Powell is an extraordinary man who served with love. For him, both in his professional and personal life, it was all about people. His was a journey of success by surpassing. It is evidenced in his commitment to his … Continue reading

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On Dreams

Great leaders are great dreamers. They realize that dreams are realities in waiting, the seeds that they will nurture, grow and eventually harvest. They take form quietly as they go about their daily interactions – seeing life as it is, … Continue reading

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The Power of Consistency and Desire

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” Words said by Estée Lauder that resonate in the minds and hearts of great leaders. It is not living a life on the sidelines, nor settling for mediocrity. It is about … Continue reading

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Lessons in Leadership – Colin Powell’s Thirteen Rules

Colin Powell reminds great leaders: “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work…. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence … Continue reading

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On Letting Go to Become What I Might Be

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be” wrote Lao Tzu. It is in these beautiful and joyous moments of letting go that great leaders find the joy and excitement of renewal – the … Continue reading

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When Reality Is Finally Better Than Your Dreams

Dr. Seuss wrote: “You know that you are in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because the reality is finally better than your dreams.” What richness and beauty these words bring to the depth and joy of a meaningful … Continue reading

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