Tag Archives: Seth Godin

Taking Your Gut Instinct Ability to Higher Levels

Ralph Waldo Emerson writes: “Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.” We have probably all heard many variations on this, all supporting the same theme. For example: “Always trust your gut. It knows what your … Continue reading

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On Delighting in Sacrifice

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” wrote Henry David Thoreau. Great leaders know that success is about hard work, going the above-and-beyond and making sacrifices for longer-term goals. In his blog post, Delighting … Continue reading

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The Voice in the Shadow

In his TED talk, Dancing with My Inner Critic, Steve Chapman speaks of the inner critic that lives in all great leaders: “… that whisper in my ear who constantly reminds me that I am not good enough – that … Continue reading

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Time Is Running Out

Jean Paul, German Romantic writer, wrote: “The more sand [that] has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” The experiences of years are the great teachers in the lives of great leaders. Every … Continue reading

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Like Riding a Bike

In his recent blog post, Like Riding a Bike, Seth Godin provides great leaders a powerful insight and reminder of their journey of leadership growth and development – experiential learning… learning through doing. Like Riding a Bike People talk about … Continue reading

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Leadership Is Not a Race

In his recent blog post, It’s Not a Race, Seth Godin gives greater depth and meaning to the great leaders’ understanding of “winning” and “being a winner.” Some things are races, but not many. A race is a competition in which the point … Continue reading

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Learning to Be the First to Leap

Ronald Reagan wrote: “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” One of the differentiating characteristics of great leaders is their joyous passion to continuously push their boundaries, and then be the first … Continue reading

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I Didn’t See It Because I Wasn’t Looking

“I didn’t see it because I wasn’t looking,” an article by Seth Godin talks about focus in the life of great leaders My friend Alan came over to dinner the other night. Unbeknownst to me, he had a few plastic scorpions in … Continue reading

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It Is In Our Control … a Choice

In his blog post, Pitchers and Hitters, Seth Godin shares an interesting sport metaphor about the great leaders’ approach to life – being a pitcher or a hitter in life. Hitters don’t have much of an agenda other than, “swing at the good … Continue reading

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Think Like an Angel or a Devil, a King or a Slave – The Power of Choice

“Either what happens changes our mood… or our mood changes the way we narrate what happens.” writes Seth Godin in his blog, Your Mood vs. Your Reality. Do great leaders depend on external stimuli for their happiness, or do they choose to write … Continue reading

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