Tag Archives: Thought

What You Think Is Who You Are

John Maxwell, in his book, No Limits, writes about “Thinking Capacity – Your Ability to Think Effectively.” He tells the story of his father, who in his early life during the Depression, worked for three wealthy people in their town. … Continue reading

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As You Think, So Shall You Become

“The mind is everything. What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” writes Buddha, reminding great leaders of the powerful influence of their thinking on their life. Their thoughts create their worldview of … Continue reading

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As a Man Thinketh…

In his book, How Successful People Think, John Maxwell writes: “I’ve studied successful people for forty years and, though the diversity you find among them is astounding, I’ve found that they are all alike in one way: how they think. That is the … Continue reading

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As a Man Thinketh…

In his Leadership E-Bulletin Greg Thompson brings poignant emphasis to Stephen Covey’s words: “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are??or, as we are conditioned to see it.” He writes of the impact of James Allen’s book, As a Man Thinketh, in … Continue reading

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‘UNthink’ Who You’ve Been Told to Be!

In a recent note, Erik Wahl enthusiastically invites great leaders to the rediscover the dreamer within them and to ‘UNthink’ who you’ve been told to be! “We believed we could be anyone… and we were. We were explorers, artists inventors… full of wonder, … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Being in Great Leadership

Speaking of his cutting-edge approach to leadership, The Being A Leader And The Effective Exercise Of Leadership Course, Werner Erhard suggests an ontological or being perspective of leadership – “leadership as a natural self-expression” – being a leader in every aspect of your life.   It is … Continue reading

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What We Are About to Be

John Wooden tells great leaders: “Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” Who we are is what we think. What we think is what we do. What we do is what we become. … Continue reading

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When a Dying Coach Made the Speech of a Lifetime

Steve Adubato, author, broadcaster and motivational speaker, in his recent weekly Star Ledger article wrote about Jim Valvano, the former basketball coach of North Carolina State University and Valvano’s acceptance speech on receiving the Arthur Ashe Courage and Humanitarian Award. … Continue reading

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The Five Keys to Leadership

In a recent blog, Five Keys to Happiness, Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn, writes about his mentor and friend, Ray Chambers, and shares Chambers’ five keys “in achieving happiness.” Weiner writes: I’ve learned a lot from Ray through the years, but the advice I … Continue reading

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Of Bananas as a Keyboard

Jay Silver, PhD student and inventor, in a recent TED video,  Hack a Banana, Make a Keyboard, plays with the world around him and pushed our thinking out-of-the box about it.  He uses two pizza slices as keys to move backward … Continue reading

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