Tag Archives: Renewal

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 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 a Spirit of Relentless Reinvention

“This is the single most powerful investment we can ever make in life – investment in ourselves, in the only instrument we have with which to deal with life and to contribute.” writes Stephen Covey. His words tell great leaders … Continue reading

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On Letting Go to Become What I Might Be

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be” wrote Lao Tzu. It is in these beautiful and joyous moments of letting go that great leaders find the joy and excitement of renewal – the … Continue reading

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Today is a Brand-New Day and It’s Yours

The glass is not half-full, it is overflowing in every moment in the lives of great leaders. John Baldoni, in his Forbes article, Zig Ziglar: Encouraging Others to Believe in Themselves, writes: “The success of Ziglar perhaps is not so much in … 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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Lesson from the Butterfly

Recently, I came across a simple story that provides great leaders a deeper understanding of the wonderful value that struggle provides in enriching their life’s journey. A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared, … Continue reading

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