Tag Archives: Dan Rockwell

What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead

In his recent blog post, What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead, Dan Rockwell focuses on the value of our past life as the source of valuable learning in building an extraordinary future. Rockwell writes: “Pushing away a painful … Continue reading

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A Leaders One Word of Advice… and a Request for Your Advice

In his recent blog post, My One Word of Advice – V3.1, Dan Rockwell shares the responses he received from leaders to the question: “What advice would you give if you could only give one word of advice?” Their responses … Continue reading

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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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Rising Above the Need to Be Needed

In his blog post, How to Inspire Others to Fly, Dan Rockwell shares his thoughts on “what makes helping helpful” in the great leaders’ development of those whom they serve. His message and conclusion is: “Effective helping includes rising above … Continue reading

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On Being Remarkable

John Green asks the profound question of great leaders: “What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?” They understand that to do something remarkable, they need to be remarkable – daring and risk-taking, discontent with the … Continue reading

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The Tipping Points of a Leader’s Greatness

“The tipping point is that magic moment,” writes Malcolm Gladwell, “when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” Gladwell’s tipping point has broader implications in the lives of great leaders – those magical moments when their … Continue reading

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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

“Over-committed leaders may be remarkable for a while, then they aren’t. Over-commitment dilutes and destroys.” writes Dan Rockwell in his article, The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. To continue to be  remarkable and do remarkable things, he suggests 5 Principles of Remarkable: Commit to do one thing exceptionally … Continue reading

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It’s Our Wake That Matters

In his recent blog post, The Secret to Expanding Influence by Wooing Hearts, Dan Rockwell shares his interview with Kip Tindell, CEO of The Container Store®. Rockwell asked Tindell: “What do you like to tell young leaders?” Tindell responded: “I … Continue reading

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Leadership … Success – It’s About Grit

Angel Lee Duckworth, psychologist, is known for her study of a psychological trait known as grit, In her 2013 TED presentation, The Key to Success? Grit, she defines grit: “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is … Continue reading

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Leader as Mentor

In a recent blog, Peter Drucker’s 9 Functions of a Mentor,  Dan Rockwell captures the great leader’s responsibility to grow and develop others – to see in others what they do not see, their incredible gifts, talents and potential, and help … Continue reading

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