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The Beauty of a Different View of the Pandemic

In a recent MERI Center Blog is a poem by Lynn Ungar about the pandemic. It opens great leaders’ eyes to a beautiful new way of seeing and living in this difficult time. Pandemic What if you thought of it … Continue reading

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You Are Capable of More Than You Think

“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you can imagine,” writes Roy Bennett. It is the power and joy of self-belief that empowers and frees great leaders to … Continue reading

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On Releasing Your Music Within

“Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out” wrote Oliver Wendell Holmes. Pharell Williams tells great … Continue reading

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Leaving the Cocoon

The life of great leaders is beautified and enriched in its continuing rebirths. Boundaries and limits are the cocoons within which they journey. With each one they experience new learning, acquire new eyes that open to discover fresh possibilities, and … Continue reading

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Learning to Be the First to Leap

Ronald Reagan wrote: “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” One of the differentiating characteristics of great leaders is their joyous passion to continuously push their boundaries, and then be the first … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Warren Bennis, “The Father of Leadership”

Bill George, professor of management practice at Harvard Business School and author, wrote of the passing of Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant and author: “… a giant oak has fallen with an impact felt throughout the world…. Just as … 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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Lessons from the Piano

Warren Bennis and Bert Nanus wrote: “It is the capacity to develop and improve their skills that distinguishes leaders from followers.” The capacity, however, must be exercised to be of value as illustrated by Charles Swindoll, pastor, author and educator, … Continue reading

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On Greatness

John Maxwell, leadership author and motivational speaker, shared the following quotes on greatness in his recent Leadership Wired email. GREATNESS “Each of us is great insofar as we perceive and act on the infinite possibilities which lie undiscovered and unrecognized … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Time Alone to Look Within

In a recent article, “Discover and Be Who You Are,” Philip Humbert poignantly reminds us of the critical importance of ‘time alone’ in our continuing journey of self-discovery.  Time alone provides us with those cherished, quiet moments in our lives in … Continue reading

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