Tag Archives: Direction

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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On Purpose and Passion

An inspiring quote from an unknown author tells great leaders… “Purpose is the reason for your journey. Passion is the fire that lights the way.” In their book, The Power of Moments, Chip Heath and Dan Heath share the research of … Continue reading

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The Sidewalks of Life

Sidewalks provide great leaders a meaningful metaphor of their life’s journey. We have all seen them – those carefully laid sidewalks, and  branching from them worn paths through grass that people have trodden, with both paths arriving at the same … Continue reading

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The Four Essentials of Great Achievement

Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote: “Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.” In a recent blog, Achieve Any Goal, Philip Humbert shared his insights on the four critical essentials for achieving extraordinary levels of professional and personal growth. His work is based on his … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Knowing Which Hat to Wear

Leadership and management – the two different hats, the two critical roles of highly effective leaders. It is important that leaders be aware of which hat they should be wearing and when, if they are to successfully lead their organization … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: the Wonder of Vision

It is the vision or dream that we hold inside that gives us the eyes to see the incredibly beautiful “possibilities of tomorrow within the realities of today” as Stephen Covey writes. They provide us purpose and direction and give … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Roads Less-Traveled

In Umesh Ramakrishnan’s book, There’s No Elevator to the Top, he speaks to leaders about taking less-traveled roads to enhance the richness and success of their professional career journey.  He cites the story of John Kealey, of iDirect, about taking … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Your Mood and Behaviors Drive Others’ Moods and Behaviors

We know that great leadership starts at the top in providing the direction, strategy and values of an organization. But there is much more that starts at the top as Daniel Goleman (the man who introduced the world to ’emotional … Continue reading

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