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Reflecting Back and Living Forward

These were the promises and excitement that filled the hearts and souls of great leaders as 2020 began: another year of exciting growth, magnificent achievements and the realization of their dreams and purpose’s purpose.  The great leaders pause now to … Continue reading

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Change Is Nature

In a recent Holstee Reflection blog, Dave Radparvar shares the story of Remy from the Pixar film, Ratatouille. In it, great leaders are reminded of the living presence of change as part of their life and the world in which … 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 the Joy of Change

“Whatever remains unexamined,  eventually becomes invisible” writes Tom Mackell in his article, Capturing Our Own Warrior Spirit to Overcome Challenges and Initiate Change.Change fills the lives of great leaders. They continuously fan the glowing embers of their insatiable childhood curiosity to challenge, question … Continue reading

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The Law of Expansion

In his book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, John Maxwell shares his Law of Expansion – how great leaders increase their thinking capacity and their capacity for action, how they grow and learn to stretch their limits. He begins … Continue reading

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The Law of Expansion

In his book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, John Maxwell shares his Law of Expansion. Quoting Robert J. Kriegel and Louis Patler from their book, If It Ain’t Broke … Break It: “We don’t have a clue as to what … Continue reading

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On Being Unusual

Philip Humbert, author and motivational speaker, wrote:  “One of the paradoxes of life is that being ‘reasonable’ often means settling for ordinary results, while success usually requires us to step outside our normal routines, be different and, sometimes, uncomfortable. Highly … Continue reading

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On Decision-Making

Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic strip, once mused with humor: “Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.”  Great leaders realize that great decisions are the cornerstones of great changes … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Time Alone to Look Within

In a recent article, “Discover and Be Who You Are,” Philip Humbert poignantly reminds us of the critical importance of ‘time alone’ in our continuing journey of self-discovery.  Time alone provides us with those cherished, quiet moments in our lives in … Continue reading

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