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The Joy and Value of Diversity and Inclusion

John Dewey wrote: “We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” Last July 2019, our weekly Three Minute Leadership note spoke of “The Joy and Great Value of Seeing Things Differently.” Today’s world is providing extraordinary … Continue reading

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Being a Beginner Again

Great leaders’ lives are filled with the great learnings and experiences of their professional and personal journeys. These are the storehouses of knowledge that have contributed and continue to contribute to their extraordinary successes and achievements. They become the safe … Continue reading

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The Joy and Great Value of Seeing Things Differently

Everyone has a beautiful uniqueness in their gifts and view of life. We are all wonderfully different in our own individuality, in how we see the world, understand ideas, perceive realities and relate to people. There is richness and abundance … Continue reading

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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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The Joy of Openness

Gerry Spense wrote: “I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than closed by belief.” What a beautiful reminder to great leaders… to always be open to seeing the world through different eyes and not be  constrained by the … Continue reading

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On Excellence

Confucius wrote about excellence: “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” Erica Brown in her book, Take Your Soul to Work, writes that “excellence does … Continue reading

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Optimism’s Magic

“An optimist is someone who goes after Moby Dick in a rowboat and takes the tartar sauce with him,” wrote Zig Ziglar. It is that magical power gives great leaders eyes to light the darkness, an expectation of positive outcome, a focus on seeing … Continue reading

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The Dash

In his May commencement address at Seton Hall University, Matt Ullrich provides a beautiful reminder to great leaders of the importance of living life to its fullest and making the most of every precious moment..  He asked: ‘Do you really want … Continue reading

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Turning Passion on Its Head

In his recent blog post, Turning Passion on Its Head, Seth Godin suggests a shift in focus from doing what we love to loving what we do. Instead of, “do what you love,” perhaps the more effective mantra for the … Continue reading

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What If….?

If there are two words in the great leaders’ toolbox that drive extraordinary, value-added change, be it in their professional or personal life or in the lives of those whom they serve, they are: “What if….?”  Their power is immense.  … Continue reading

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