Tag Archives: George Bernard Shaw

On the Rewards of Acting Versus Reacting

“The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react,” wrote George Bernard Shaw. His words are a compelling reminder that our destinies are not mere products of circumstance. Rather, they unfold through the deliberate decisions we make … Continue reading

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On “What Is a Moment”

Albert Einstein said, “The best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” A moment is a fleeting instance in time, a brief period that holds significance or captures our attention. It is a fragment of … Continue reading

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On the Gifts of Opportunities

Opportunities are the magical door openers of exploration. They are portals to new learnings of self-discovery. They are openings to unexplored paths on which self-imposed limits and boundaries are escaped. In all that they offer, they are often missed because … Continue reading

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Your Purpose and Meaning in Life… Going from ‘Why’ to ‘Why Not’

As you contemplate your life’s purpose and meaning, consider the words of Mark Twain who said: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote, … Continue reading

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The Joy of Life

“What is the joy of life?” It is a profound question which great leaders continually ask of themselves during their life’s magnificent journey. It serves to set focus, establish priorities, create urgencies, expand horizons and dream dreams undreamed. Marcus Aurelius … Continue reading

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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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