Tag Archives: Impact

On Spending Your Life on Something That Will Outlast It

William James is a beacon of inspiration for those who dare to dream beyond the confines of mortality. He reminds us that the essence of our existence lies not in the fleeting moments, but in the everlasting imprint we leave … Continue reading

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On Being That One Person

Dr. Seuss said, “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” Imagine, for a moment, the immense power held within this sentiment. You, with your unique presence, possess the ability … Continue reading

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On Our Life-Long Impacts on Others and Their Impact on Us

Carl Sagan wrote, ““Who are we, if not measured by our impact on others? That’s who we are! We’re not who we say we are, we’re not who we want to be – we are the sum of the influence … Continue reading

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On the Power of Your Impact

“Who are we, if not measured by the impact we have on others,” wrote Carl Sagan. Words, attitudes, behaviors, actions all have an impact on those who receive them. Even a smile on our face or the softness of our … Continue reading

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First Impression… One Chance

Great leaders understand the value and importance of first impressions in business, professional or personal relations. The phrase, “You only get one chance,” is one they know well. In his recent blog post, One at a Time, Over and Over, … Continue reading

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On Greatness

Kobe Bryant was once asked: “What is your definition of greatness?” In his beautiful simplicity and humanity, he said: “I think the definition of greatness is to inspire the people next to you. I think that’s what greatness is or … Continue reading

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Lessons from Cows and Buffalos

In his blog post, Be the Buffalo and Face Life’s Storms, Rory Vaden shares a metaphor on the learnings that the actions of cows and buffalos bring to great leaders in how they react during storms. Growing up in eastern … Continue reading

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Because of You…

In his blog post, The Daily Dose, Devin Hughes reminds great leaders to reflect on the impact their words, actions, gestures, attitudes and behaviors on those whom they touch and serve in the course of their magnificent journey. You might … Continue reading

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It’s All Your Decision

Mahatma Gandhi said: “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” What a beautiful statement of the power of choice that great leaders hold! They realize that they can choose the impact of what the world and people … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Success = A Daring Destination + Servant Leadership

Jonathan Maze, reporting on the Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference 2015, captures Cheryl Bachelder’s, CEO of Popeye’s Lousiana Kitchen Inc., thoughts on how servant leadership can yield success.  Bachelder, he writes, believes that there are traditionally two types of leaders: “Those who focus … Continue reading

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