Tag Archives: Jim Rohn

You Don’t Get Paid for the Hour; You Get Paid for the Value You Bring to the Hour

William Shakespeare wrote that nothing is “good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” What we see in our mind’s eye is what we get.  We are the master or the slave of our thoughts.  We can choose to live … Continue reading

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A Good Life Contains These Six Essentials

Every once in a while, we need a gentle reminder of things that we all know are important in our life, yet sometimes forget. In a posthumous blog, A Good Life Contains These Six Essentials., Jim Rohn’s thoughts are beautifully … Continue reading

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The Leader as Architect

Jim Rohn writes: “Whatever good things we build end up building us.” A friend shared a story which captures the role of great leaders as architects of their magnificent lives. An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Change

“Whatever remains unexamined,  eventually becomes invisible” writes Tom Mackell in his article, Capturing Our Own Warrior Spirit to Overcome Challenges and Initiate Change.Change fills the lives of great leaders. They continuously fan the glowing embers of their insatiable childhood curiosity to challenge, question … Continue reading

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To Succeed… Don’t Refuse the Gift of Others, Receive Them

Great leaders are great givers. Jim Rohn, author and motivational speaker, wrote: ”Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.”  In their book, The Go-Giver, Bob Burg and John David Mann teach great leaders the “Law of … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Success Through a Life of Continuous Learning

Recently I was re-reading Stephen Covey’s book, Principle-Centered Leadership, and his discussion of the eight characteristics of principle-centered leaders (Note: Covey uses the term ‘leader’ in its broadest sense). I was stuck by one of the characteristics, as it specifically … Continue reading

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