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On the Wonders of Opportunity

In a recent blog post, John Maxwell speaks to great leaders about discovering the opportunities life offers. He quotes Albert Einstein, “In the middle of the difficulty lies opportunity.” Maxwell focuses on Einstein’s placement of where opportunity is found. It … Continue reading

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The Heart of Great Leadership Is Love

Robert Clancy writes, “Great leaders may be found at the top of a mountain looking back upon their challenges, but the greatest leaders are often found at the foot of that mountain still helping others reach the summit.” Leading with … Continue reading

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Sometime Later Becomes Never

In his recent blog post, John Maxwell speaks of “sometime”, the word we often use is our planning to do something. He suggests that our use of “sometime” in our thinking, doing this or that sometime, we allow it to … Continue reading

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The Power and Joy of Engagement – Walking Slowly Through the Crowd

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,” wrote Aristotle. For great leaders, one of their greatest acts is that of serving… their selfless engagement with others that they may achieve their greatest … Continue reading

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On the Value of Credibility

James Kouzes and Barry Posner write, “Credibility is the foundation of leadership.”  Credibility’s reality is found far beyond the words of its definition. It is evidenced in the great leaders’ actions, attitude, words and behavior. These are the actualization of … Continue reading

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On Grit’s Winning Power

Grit is one of the key ingredients of a life of success, a magical elixir that gives life and drive to the great leaders’ perseverance and commitment to their life’s purpose and meaning. Assuredly, they have skills, talents and knowledge … Continue reading

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On Becoming a No-Limit Person

In his book, No Limits, John Maxwell shares his insights about becoming a no-limit person, one who continually and relentlessly pushes their limits to find their greatest potential. The three keys in his pursuit are  awareness, giftedness and choices. He … Continue reading

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On the Power of Affirmation

Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “To know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” In their daily lives, one of the beautiful gifts that great leaders give to those they touch and … Continue reading

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On Being Prepared

In his recent Minute with Maxwell blog post, Opportunity, John Maxwell speaks about intentional preparedness for the many opportunities that life presents. He quotes words from his mentor, John Wooden, who told him, “When opportunity comes, it’s too late to … Continue reading

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On Unconditional Love

In his daily Minute with Maxwell,  Love Someone, Regardless, John Maxwell speaks about the joy and power of unconditional love as the source of influence and inspiration in the lives of great leaders. He tells the story of his mother’s … Continue reading

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