Tag Archives: Leo Buscaglia

Being a Beginner Again

Great leaders’ lives are filled with the great learnings and experiences of their professional and personal journeys. These are the storehouses of knowledge that have contributed and continue to contribute to their extraordinary successes and achievements. They become the safe … Continue reading

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The Preciousness of a Moment

Leo Buscaglia wrote: “Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.” The Dalai Lama complements his words saying: “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called … Continue reading

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“I Hope You Will be Treated Unfairly”

In his June 2016 commencement speech at his son’s graduation from a small boarding school for grades six through nine, Chief Justice John Roberts shared with the students the immense value of learning that can be found, if  one chooses, … Continue reading

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On the Power of a Simple Act of Kindness

“Too often we underestimate the power of touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around,” writes Leo Buscaglia.  It … Continue reading

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On the Meaning of Significance in the Life of a Great Leader

A dear friend, a senior executive of a major financial institution, once shared with me a problem with which he was struggling. He said that while he had been very fortunate in life in terms of the great successes he … Continue reading

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The Joy and Wisdom of Seeking First to Understand

Simple stories sometimes capture the joy of profound truth and inspiration.  A friend recently shared a story about the deep wisdom of Stephen Covey‘s teaching: Seek first to understand, then to be understood. A lovely little girl was holding two apples with both hands. … Continue reading

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The Depth of Caring

A friend recently shared a YouTube video, Leaders Care. It’s message is simple and powerful – caring conquers fear. Caring can change the world. The following are the words from the video. One evening my wife and I were reading … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

In a recent SmartBrief Leadership article, 21st-Century Leadership Learnings from 2,500 Years Ago, Deb Mills-Scofield, writes about the virtues that Aristotle suggested as a guide to a “happy life”: courage, faith, hope, love, prudence and temperance. Her words on Aristotle’s … Continue reading

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