Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

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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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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Combining What Exists into What Has Never Existed Before

Sun Tzu, Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher, in The Art of War wrote: “There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard. There are … Continue reading

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