Tag Archives: Perception

Lessons from an Exam… the Black Dot

A dear friend recently shared an inspirational video, Exam Lesson, with me suggesting that it may be very worthwhile sharing it with our Three Minute Leadership family given the world in which we are living. Yet something was telling me … Continue reading

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Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

An unknown author wrote: “Your intentions don’t matter. Perception is reality. If people perceive you the wrong way, it doesn’t matter what your intentions are.” In his recent blog post, Daily Discipline, Brian Kight speaks to great leaders about perception … Continue reading

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The Joy and Great Value of Seeing Things Differently

Everyone has a beautiful uniqueness in their gifts and view of life. We are all wonderfully different in our own individuality, in how we see the world, understand ideas, perceive realities and relate to people. There is richness and abundance … Continue reading

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On an Abundance Mindset

Joe Vitale reminds great leaders of the unending giving of an abundance mindset: “Your perception creates your reality. You can look at life and see scarcity or abundance. It depends on your mindset.” An abundance mindset finds its roots in … Continue reading

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The End of the Telescope Through Which We Look

In his book, Be All You Can Be, John Maxwell shares a great leadership learning through a story about a boy and his telescope. “One day little Bobby’s father came into the front room and saw the boy looking out … Continue reading

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“It’s Not What You Look at That Matters. It’s What You See”

Henry David Thoreau writes: “It is not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” These words provide great leaders a beautiful moment of reflection. They think of how wonderfully unique each of us is. We see life … Continue reading

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The Tipping Points of a Leader’s Greatness

“The tipping point is that magic moment,” writes Malcolm Gladwell, “when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” Gladwell’s tipping point has broader implications in the lives of great leaders – those magical moments when their … 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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The Black Dot

Nikos Kazantzakis wrote: “Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.” How great leaders see their world creates their realities. The story of the “Black Dot” captures this simple truth. “A young professor held up a piece of … Continue reading

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The Power of Just One

In his 2015 keynote commencement address at Dillard University, Tony Award-winning actor Denzel Washington said: “Don’t just aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.” This is a driving purpose in the lives of great leaders – to bring value-added change to the world … Continue reading

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