Tag Archives: Persistence

The Power of Consistency and Desire

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” Words said by Estée Lauder that resonate in the minds and hearts of great leaders. It is not living a life on the sidelines, nor settling for mediocrity. It is about … Continue reading

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On the Power of Dreams

Cesar Chavez tells great leaders: “To make a great dream come true, first requires a great capacity to dream; the second is persistence.” It is from dreams that visions arise, and from visions strategy;from strategy goals and from goals results. Dreams … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Planarian Worm

In a New York Times article about the planarian flatworm, great leaders find inspiration about the power of the indomitable human spirit. The planarian flatworm is found globally. It has the unique ability to grow back its body parts. “You … Continue reading

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A Journey of Divine Discontent

“We have a divine discontent with our performance. It is an antidote to smugness.” These words, written by David Ogilvy, Founder of Ogilvy and Mather International Advertising Company, are the company’s guiding philosophy – one that shapes the corporate culture … Continue reading

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Great Leaders Are Sooners

Tony Robbins, author and motivational speaker, wrote: “Success comes from taking the initiative and following up… persisting… eloquently expressing the depth of your love.” Initiative is that spark that creates fire. Initiative reaps some great benefits as discussed in a … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge of Finished

The job is never done for great leaders.  There is always that endless, passionate pursuit of something more – a dare, a challenge of the seemingly impossible, an obstacle, a hurtle. Seth Godin captures this chase poignantly in his article, Dancing … Continue reading

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10 Secrets to Success

Investors Business Daily (IBD), a national US business newspaper, published IBD’s 10 Secrets to Success. It stated that: “Investor’s Business Daily has spent years analyzing leaders and successful people in all walks of life. Most have 10 traits that, when … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: the Joy of Interdependence

So often in our lives, when asked to undertake a task, we get into our ‘doer’ mode and start working on the task immediately.  Even if confronted with obstacles we persist on our own path.  We continue to choose our … Continue reading

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