Tag Archives: Mahatma Gandhi

What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead

In his recent blog post, What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead, Dan Rockwell focuses on the value of our past life as the source of valuable learning in building an extraordinary future. Rockwell writes: “Pushing away a painful … 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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From Obstacles to Greatness

In his book, Holy Sweat, Tim Hansel speaks of a common thread that runs through the lives of great leaders. “In 1962, Victor and Mildred Goertzel published a revealing study of 413 famous and exceptionally gifted people. The study was called Cradles of Eminence. … Continue reading

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The Five Questions of Life

Thomas Berger wrote: “The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” Great leaders understand the value of questions and the learning they bring to themselves and those whom they serve. The questions generate curiosity, inspire … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Eagle

Allegories are those beautiful stories and poems that capture our imagination and open our eyes to new insight and meaning about ideas, concepts and realities. Great leaders enjoy the richness that they offer. The allegory of the eagle invites great … Continue reading

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Seeing the Invisible, Knowing the Truth

In his recent blog post, Philip Humbert speaks of the volumes of data and information to which the world today is exposed. Great leaders don’t need more information he writes, they “need filters to cut through the clutter, identify the KEY piece … 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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Be Provocative – Rattle Some Cages

In his inspiring book, UNthink, Erik Wahl, teaches great leaders the power of their creative genius: “Once you learn to unthink how you live and work – everything will change …. And it begins when you see who you truly are.” Being provocative … Continue reading

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Your Words Can Change a Life Forever

“You are only a stranger once. Put your hand out. Reach out to someone.  They may change your life.”  And “You must learn something new each and every day.”  These are among the many words of wisdom a friend’s mother … Continue reading

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Be the Change You Wish to See in the World… Because You Can

Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary and magnificent man.  Being that man he was, that he chose to be, was his gift and legacy in life. From his being flowed great doing – achievements that have changed the world and the … Continue reading

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