Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

On Time’s Progress

Vincent van Gogh wrote, “Great things are not done by impulse but by a series of small things brought together.” Our growth and development, our successes and achievements and the magnificent who we are today are the accumulation of small, … Continue reading

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On the Gifts of Challenges

Martin Luther King Jr., said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Challenges are an inevitable part of life. They … Continue reading

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On The Joy of Dreams

An unknown author wrote: “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” Beautifully complementing those words, Oprah Winfrey said: “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Dreams are the … Continue reading

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A Life Built on Challenge

It is inevitable that the lives of great leaders are filled with great challenges. Albert Camus speaks to great leaders of those moments: “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” These … Continue reading

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It’s All Interrelated

In a recent Reflections from Holstee blog post, It’s All Related, Dave Radparvar reminds great leaders of life’s “inescapable network of mutuality” through the powerful words of Martin Luther King, Jr. “In a real sense all life is interrelated. All persons are caught in an inescapable network … Continue reading

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A Pause to Reflect on Your Life as a Great Leader

Brief moments of quiet pause and reflection speckle the life of the great leader’s journey. They refresh, reinvigorate and rekindle the burning embers that fire their passion and life’s purpose. Below are some powerful and inspirational insights on leadership and … Continue reading

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The Greatest Distance for a Person to Travel in the World Is 18 Inches

At HR.com’s LEAD2018 Conference participants were inspired by a rich and dynamic program of motivational speakers. Ashanti Branch, in his discussion, The Mask You Live In, captured the audience with his words: “The greatest distance a person travels in life … Continue reading

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The Value of an Adversity Manifesto

In his article, What Not to Do in Adversity: A Lesson From the Notre Dame Football Scandal, Scott Mautz shares the reaction of Brian Kelly, Notre Dame football Coach, to an NCAA decision. The NCAA determined that a “former student athletic trainer committed … Continue reading

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On Excellence

Confucius wrote about excellence: “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” Erica Brown in her book, Take Your Soul to Work, writes that “excellence does … 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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