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On the Joy of Imagination

Albert Einstein speaks to imagination’s importance and its critical value in the lives of great leaders, writing: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, … Continue reading

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On the Joyous Freedom Imagination Brings

Albert Einstein wrote: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” Einstein’s words bring an … 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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The Spark and the Grind

George Bernard Shaw speaks to great leaders of creativity in these words: “Imaginations is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will.” In his mesmerizing new book, The … Continue reading

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A Life of Possibilities

The lives of great leaders are collages of dreams accomplished. The dreams were once only possibilities the world saw as impossible. Let us take a few brief moments to reflect on the thoughts of other great leaders about impossibilities. “There … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Images of What Tomorrow May Bring

Dr. Seuss wrote: “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” Oh, the beauty, power and joy of imagination. George Bernard Shaw tells us: “Imagination is … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Satisfaction

There come times in the life of great leaders and organizations when satisfaction with the successes they have achieved becomes the impediment to future growth. They say: “I have great success. I accomplished what I had set out to do … Continue reading

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Your Alphabet… You Make the Words

Seth Godin’s recent blog post, Alphabets, provides a magnificent metaphor about how great leaders utilize their assets.  Gutenberg’s typesetting machine, he writes, used collections of used to compose an infinite number of printed words. How do great leaders maximize use of … Continue reading

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Success and Winning

In July 2001, John Wooden, legendary UCLA basketball coach, shared his thoughts on success. He was not satisfied with Webster’s: “as an accumulation of material possessions or the attainment of a position of power or prestige.”  For him, this definition … 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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