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If Serving Is Below You, Leadership is Beyond You

In their book, Servant Leadership in Action, Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell have collected an incredible collection of essays by prominent writers on the subject of servant leadership. Simon Sinek, in his essay, The Evolution of Servant Leadership, suggests that … Continue reading

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We Make Our Choices, Then Our Choices Make Us

Gordon B. Hinckley wrote: “The course of our lives is seldom determined by great, life-altering decisions. Our direction is often set by the small, day-to-day choices that chart the tract on which we run. This is the substance of our … Continue reading

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On Releasing Your Music Within

“Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out” wrote Oliver Wendell Holmes. Pharell Williams tells great … Continue reading

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Malcolm Gladwell’s Top 10 Rules for Business and Success – Preparing the Future You

“Look at the world around you. It may seem like an immovable, implacable place. It is not. With the slightest push – in just the right place – it can be tipped” writes Malcolm Gladwell. It is about a disruptive … Continue reading

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It Is Already Here

This is a simple story of life’s special moments. While having coffee, I heard two friends talking to each other. One mentioned that he had found a joyous, peaceful moment over his weekend. It had snowed and he said that … Continue reading

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Extreme Ownership

In their book, Extreme Ownership, former Navy SEALs, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, write about the power of extreme ownership as a critical element in highly successful leadership. “This concept,” they write, “is the number-one characteristic of any high-performance winning … 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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Lessons from the Agouti

The Agouti, a small animal found in rainforests and other tropical basins, is one of the very few animals who can open a brazil nut. The Agouti has a special gift. It is distinctive in nature. Unique in this ability, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Laws of Karma

Karma is the Sanskrit word for action.  Great leaders know the meaning of this magical and elegant word as the law of cause and effect or, as Isaac Newton’s third Law of Motion states: “For every action there is an … 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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