Tag Archives: Honesty

The Gift Experience Gives to the Unseen

In his blog post, The Trap of Insightful Selection, Seth Godin reminds great leaders of the value of experience in decision-making. “Which one do you want?” There were 100 quarts of strawberries at the farmer’s market yesterday. In answer to … Continue reading

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On the Power of Optimism

In their book, The Truth About Leadership, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner suggest that forward-looking ranks second only to honesty as the most admired characteristic of great leaders. They write: “The capacity to imagine and articulate exciting future possibilities is the defining competence of leaders.” It is they who … Continue reading

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Be the One…

“The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are” writes Joseph Campbell. With this privilege comes the great leaders’ beautiful and awesome responsibility to define who they are and who they will become in all their magnificent complexity and wonder. … Continue reading

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Character … The Heart of Extraordinary Leadership

John Wooden, renowned UCLA basketball coach, said: “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” It is character that makes great … Continue reading

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10 Secrets to Success

Investors Business Daily (IBD), a national US business newspaper, published IBD’s 10 Secrets to Success. It stated that: “Investor’s Business Daily has spent years analyzing leaders and successful people in all walks of life. Most have 10 traits that, when … Continue reading

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