Tag Archives: Denis Waitley

On Choices… the Hinges of Destiny

Every step in life’s journey involves a choice. Every choice determines our future direction. Every choice has consequences. Denis Waitley captures this beautifully writing: “A sign of wisdom and maturity is when you come to terms with the realization that … Continue reading

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The Most Important Words a Leader Can Speak

Fictional character, Albus Dumbledore, in the film, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, reminds great leaders of the power of words: “Words are our most inexhaustible source of magic.” They are thoughts that have come alive.  Wisely chosen and humbly … Continue reading

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How Fast Is Your Recovery Time?

In his blog post, Saboteur Assessment Insights: How Fast Is Your Recovery Time?, Shirzad Chamine asks great leaders the question: “What do you think is the #1 difference between a world champion and the runners up”. He responds stating the following about the critical … Continue reading

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Leadership Is Not a Race

In his recent blog post, It’s Not a Race, Seth Godin gives greater depth and meaning to the great leaders’ understanding of “winning” and “being a winner.” Some things are races, but not many. A race is a competition in which the point … Continue reading

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The Myth of Talent

Bear Bryant, legendary American college football player and longtime head coach of the University of Alabama, said:  “I can reach a kid who doesn’t have any ability as long as he doesn’t know it.”  His words capture one of the … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Looking at the Stars

In his 1893 play, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde wrote:  “We are all is the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” While not a positive picture of a state of life, the poignant statement beautifully captures … Continue reading

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