Tag Archives: Drive

The Power of Consistency and Desire

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” Words said by Estée Lauder that resonate in the minds and hearts of great leaders. It is not living a life on the sidelines, nor settling for mediocrity. It is about … Continue reading

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One Moment in Time

In her song, One Moment of Time, Whitney Houston’s words capture key characteristics of great leaders, the drive to achieve their greatest potential, the desire to realize the best version of themselves, their pursuit to fulfill their life’s purpose and … Continue reading

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On Finding Your “Why”

In a quote attributed to Mark Twain, we read the words: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” John Maxwell in his book, The Power of … Continue reading

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On the Joy and Need for Rest

Muhammad Ali words capture the passion, commitment, focus and drive that great leaders put into their life and their career: “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Resource

“What is your motive for action? What is it that drives you in your life today? I believe that the invisible force of internal drive, activated, is the most important thing in the world…. If we get the right emotion, … Continue reading

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Be Willing to…

George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright, wrote:  “The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.”  In a recent article, Be Willing To…, Ralph Marston, writer, shares his thoughts on the beautiful rewards great leaders receive when they act … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Ambition – Setting Yourself on Fire

In his book, The New Rules, John P. Kotter, Professor at the Harvard Business School author and an internationally recognized authority on leadership and change, shares the results of a twenty year study of 115 Harvard Business School graduates (the … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Bouncing Back

In his book, Managing People Is Like Herding Cats, Warren Bennis, pioneer in the field of leadership studies, writes about ‘bouncing back,’ a capability that allows people to rebound and achieve their goals. He writes: “Ernest Heminway said that the … Continue reading

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