Tag Archives: Decision-Making

Your Defining Moment Is in Every Moment

In his blog post, Your Defining Moment, Seth Godin reminds great leaders that their defining moments are found in every moment in their life… when they choose to decide that it is. “It’s easy to wait for it. The movies … Continue reading

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The Choices You Make, Make You

“Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.” wrote Albert Einstein. Great leaders know that their life is the reflection and consequence of the choices they make each day on their … Continue reading

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The Gift Experience Gives to the Unseen

In his blog post, The Trap of Insightful Selection, Seth Godin reminds great leaders of the value of experience in decision-making. “Which one do you want?” There were 100 quarts of strawberries at the farmer’s market yesterday. In answer to … Continue reading

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A Space to Grow

In a quote often ascribed to Victor Frankl, great leaders find one of the most powerful spaces in their life’s journey: “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In … Continue reading

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On Seeing Beyond the Mirror

In his blog post, The Trap of Insightful Selection, Seth Godin shares a story that provides a powerful analogy of the human selection process and a lesson that  great leaders learn from it. “’Which one do you want?’ – There … Continue reading

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We Make Our Choices, Then Our Choices Make Us

Gordon B. Hinckley wrote: “The course of our lives is seldom determined by great, life-altering decisions. Our direction is often set by the small, day-to-day choices that chart the tract on which we run. This is the substance of our … Continue reading

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On the Value of Thinking the Opposite

In his book, Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite, Paul Arden challenges great leaders to expand their thinking by challenging their own views and taking the risk and challenge to see the world differently. In the chapter, The Age of … Continue reading

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The Leader as Architect

Jim Rohn writes: “Whatever good things we build end up building us.” A friend shared a story which captures the role of great leaders as architects of their magnificent lives. An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans … Continue reading

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On the Value of Trust in Leadership Greatness

In his recent Lessons in Leadership blog post, Knowing the Pulse of Your Team, Steve Adubato shares a video conversation he had with Joe Torre. Adubato ask Torre: “The greatest leadership lessons you have learned over the years, in life just not in baseball is…?” Torre … Continue reading

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It’s All Your Decision

Mahatma Gandhi said: “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” What a beautiful statement of the power of choice that great leaders hold! They realize that they can choose the impact of what the world and people … Continue reading

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