Tag Archives: Hope

A Lesson from Candles

We are holding a lit and unlit candle. We light the unlit candle with the lit one. What we see is that the lighted one has not lost its original glow. It has simply passed its light to the other … Continue reading

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A New View of Hope

So often we hear people say the words: “I hope that I….” To those words is an immediate response from great leaders: “Hope is not a plan.” These words beg a call for action – to move from simply wishing … Continue reading

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Seeing Things as We Are

“Our life is what our thoughts make it” wrote Marcus Aurelius. These are deeply profound words that give great leaders a moment of pause and reflection on those things that they treasure and value most. Sometimes it is the simplest … Continue reading

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In his new book, Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn, John Maxwell writes about the importance of hope: “Hope is a beautiful thing. It shines brightest when the hour is darkest. Hope sings when all melodies are gone. It believes … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Greatest Things

In a recent article, A Leader’s Greatest Things, John Maxwell, answers a leadership question that is frequently posed to him:  “What is the one thing I really need to know about leadership?” To this question he responds with beautiful simplicity:  … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: the Wisdom of Understanding

I was recently reading a blog by Seth Godin entitled Are We Solving the Same Problem. The blog spoke of situations that arise at various times in business and personal life:  one side comes up with a solution – “this solution is … Continue reading

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