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On Giving 100%

“Give me 100 percent,” said John Wooden, “You can’t make up for a poor effort today by giving 110 percent tomorrow. You don’t have 110 percent. You only have 100 percent, and that’s what I want from you right now.” … Continue reading

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The Joy and Great Value of Seeing Things Differently

Everyone has a beautiful uniqueness in their gifts and view of life. We are all wonderfully different in our own individuality, in how we see the world, understand ideas, perceive realities and relate to people. There is richness and abundance … Continue reading

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The Truth About Leadership

In their book, The Truth About Leadership, James Kouzes and Barry Posner, write: “… as much as the context of leadership has changed, the content of leadership has not changed much at all.” After three decades of writing and research they have found ten fundamental truths … Continue reading

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Today is a Brand-New Day and It’s Yours

The glass is not half-full, it is overflowing in every moment in the lives of great leaders. John Baldoni, in his Forbes article, Zig Ziglar: Encouraging Others to Believe in Themselves, writes: “The success of Ziglar perhaps is not so much in … Continue reading

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The Law of Small Differences

In his recent blog, Philip Humbert, author and motivational speaker, shares his Law of Small Differences.  It is the small differences in ordinary things that make extraordinary leaders.  It is they who put in that little extra time and effort to accomplish … Continue reading

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Great Leaders Are Sooners

Tony Robbins, author and motivational speaker, wrote: “Success comes from taking the initiative and following up… persisting… eloquently expressing the depth of your love.” Initiative is that spark that creates fire. Initiative reaps some great benefits as discussed in a … Continue reading

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Change – Reality vs Perception

Wayne Dyer, author and motivational speaker, wrote:  “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”  Great leaders find great value in his words.  They realize that sometimes it is important, not so much to … Continue reading

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Of Bananas as a Keyboard

Jay Silver, PhD student and inventor, in a recent TED video,  Hack a Banana, Make a Keyboard, plays with the world around him and pushed our thinking out-of-the box about it.  He uses two pizza slices as keys to move backward … Continue reading

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The Temperature of Success

John Wooden, the “Wizard of Westwood” and famed head coach at UCLA, once said: “It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” It is the small differences in which performance and personal excellence is measured … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: The Position Myth

One of the great myths about leadership is a belief that one must be at the top if one is to be considered a leader. The limiting impact of this belief is that it John Maxwell in The 21 Irrefutable … Continue reading

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