Tag Archives: Preparation

The Choices You Make, Make You

“Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.” wrote Albert Einstein. Great leaders know that their life is the reflection and consequence of the choices they make each day on their … Continue reading

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On the Value of Rejuvenation

Great leaders’ lives are filled with endless challenges and opportunities, seemingly interminable days after which they push even harder to achieve more, greater results. These days are filled with joyous achievements, the tangible realities of extraordinary results, the forming and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Living with Intention

“Intent” is defined in the dictionary as: “An act or instance of determining mentally upon some action or result; the end or object intended; purpose.” Living with intention is living what we do, not what we say we will do. … Continue reading

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Start Before You Are Ready

In his article, Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready, entrepreneur James Clear tells of the story of Sir Richard Branson, English businessman and investor,  best known as the founder of Virgin Group.  Dyslectic and a high school dropout, at … Continue reading

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A Vigilant Mindset

It is the great leaders’ daily ritual in the quiet of the morning – their mind goes through the day ahead: family responsibilities to take care of, personal to-do’s, business schedule, evening commitments (a late night ahead?), then home again. … Continue reading

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On the Other Side of Terror… the Best Things in Life

“On the other side of your maximum fear are all of the best things of life.” Will Smith speaks these words in his video, Will Smith Talks About Fear, in which he shares his first skydiving experience: “Terror, terror, terror, … Continue reading

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How Fast Is Your Recovery Time?

In his blog post, Saboteur Assessment Insights: How Fast Is Your Recovery Time?, Shirzad Chamine asks great leaders the question: “What do you think is the #1 difference between a world champion and the runners up”. He responds stating the following about the critical … Continue reading

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Lessons from Consistent Winners

In his article, Lessons from Consistent Winners, Philip Humbert discusses the question:  “Why do some people win time after time, while others work just as hard but never seem to ‘put it all together’?” His response to this is that while … Continue reading

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Making Every Day a Masterpiece

In his book, Make Today Count, John Maxwell, write: “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily…. Every day of your life is merely preparation for the next. What you become is the result of … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a Mountain Top

At a recent meeting I had the opportunity to hear and meet an extraordinary and inspirational woman, Paula Franzese, who shared a wonderful learning for great leaders. She told the story of a monk who each morning made a difficult … Continue reading

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