Tag Archives: Perspective

On Not Seeing What We See

There is an old truth – if we are looking for something blue in a pile and believe that something is blue, then we will focus on finding something blue. If in reality, that something for which we are searching … Continue reading

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On Going Beyond Perceived Limitations

Mae Jemison wrote, “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” Her words are a powerful reminder of the boundless potential within each of us and the importance of embracing diversity … Continue reading

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On the Gifts of Challenges

Martin Luther King Jr., said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Challenges are an inevitable part of life. They … Continue reading

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Choosing a Mindset Opened by Wonder

Bruce Lipton writes, “Your perspective is always limited by how much you know. Expand your knowledge and you will transform your mind.” Our choices for expanding our knowledge are shaped by our view and understanding of the world that has … 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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What You Think Is Who You Are

John Maxwell, in his book, No Limits, writes about “Thinking Capacity – Your Ability to Think Effectively.” He tells the story of his father, who in his early life during the Depression, worked for three wealthy people in their town. … Continue reading

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On the Power of Self-Knowledge

Self-knowledge is the magnificent cornerstone of leadership. Alfred Lord Tennyson writes: “Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead to sovereign power.” Self-knowledge is the primal source that shapes the great leaders’ lives. It gives them access to their confidence, perspectives … 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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The Gifts of a “Big Picture” Mindset

Michel de Montaigne wrote: “The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long yet live very little.” Great leaders live every moment of their life. … Continue reading

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