Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

I Wish You Enough

Best wishes! Wishing you a bright and colorful future in which all your dreams come true… all the best! Words and wishes for the best in people’s lives. They are our expressions of our greatest hopes for joy, happiness and … Continue reading

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On Good, Better, Best… the Great Leader’s Unending Journey to Greatness

Good, better, best – beautiful stepping stones in the great leader’s continuing growth and development. Each step is both a beginning and ending point, a movement from the ‘as is’ to the ‘what can be’. The ‘best’, itself, is not … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Transitions

Maya Angelou writes: “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve its beauty.” It is in the butterfly’s life journey to grow and develop into something more with change … Continue reading

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One Moment in Time… the Answers Are All Up to You

Maya Angelou said: “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” In her beautiful song, One Moment in Time, Dana Winner captures the great leaders’ ceaseless and joyous … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Creativity

Writing on the joy of creativity, Dr. Seuss tells great leaders: “Think left and think right, and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try.” It is that magical power we hold … Continue reading

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On the Joy and Power of Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman writes: “IQ and technical skills are important, but Emotional Intelligence is the sine qua non of Leadership.” Leadership starts from within. It is a bedrock skill. All ideas, results, visions, strategies and goals, big and small, are operationalized … Continue reading

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Our Individual Definition of Success

Great leaders each have a unique definition of what success in life means. Writing about success, Anne Sweeney beautifully captures this uniqueness writing:  “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re … 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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Your Legacy Is Every Life You’ve Touched

In her Commencement Address at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey’s message to the graduating class was “The biggest reward is not financial benefits, though it’s really good, you can get a lot of great shoes! Those of you … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Rest

To stretch and push their limits relentlessly, passionately and excitedly pursue new challenges and opportunities, and test the bounds of their perseverance and energies in the  daily routines their professional and personal life offer are well-known companions to the great leaders’ … Continue reading

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