Tag Archives: Meaning

On Letting Go to Grow

In his book, The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff writes: “To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” These words are a simple reminder to great leaders that further growth and development is attained … Continue reading

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On the Great Leaders’ Hunger and Thirst

In Seth Godin’s blog post, Confusing Hunger and Thirst, great leaders find a moment of pause to reflect on their choices between life’s offerings of material success and happiness and to realize that each plays an important complementary role in … Continue reading

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Guiding Attention Through Intention

“Starve your distractions, feed your focus” writes an unknown author on the importance of focus. Tony Robbins tells great leaders: “Where your focus goes, your energy flows.”  It is this intentionality that drives an action-orientation in the great leaders’ purposeful … Continue reading

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Who Will You Be Today?

In his blog post, Daily Discipline, Brian Kight writes of No More Waiting. He reminds great leaders that each day is another building block, another step, in achieving their outstanding life’s purpose and meaning. It is not just another day. … Continue reading

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On Reflection – Turning Experience into Insight

“Reflection is what turns experience into insight” says John Maxwell in his end-of-year blog post as he encourages great leaders to pause in their life to prepare for the coming year. It is a time to look back on what … Continue reading

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On Releasing Your Music Within

“Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out” wrote Oliver Wendell Holmes. Pharell Williams tells great … Continue reading

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Our Decisions Equal Our Destiny – the Power of Choice

In his 2014 seminar, Greatest Secret Ever – the Power of Choice,  Tony Robbins shares with great leaders insights and thoughts on the awesome power of choice in their life. He starts with the question: “What is the single force that controls the quality … Continue reading

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Fill Your Life with Firsts

In a recent Harvard Business Review blog post, Bill Taylor, co-founder and editor of Fast Company Magazine, shares important lesson with great leaders to avoid being stuck. He refers to John Gardner’s famous speech, Personal Renewal, to McKinsey & Company addressing … Continue reading

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You Are the Answer

Joseph Campbell, mythologist, writer and lecturer, writes of the beauty, joy and excitement of our individual uniqueness: “What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for … Continue reading

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The Understanding Underneath

As human beings we have a magnificent ability to ascribe meaning to our life’s experiences.  Our choice of these meanings and our reflection on them give us new opportunities for growth and development.  A recent article in DailyOM, “The Understanding … Continue reading

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