Tag Archives: Vince Lombardi

On the Joy of Getting Back Up

Some of the great leaders’ greatest life learnings and successes come from falls and stumbles they face along the way. It is in those instances that they find new challenges and opportunities to push and stretch their perceived limits and … Continue reading

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A Pause to Reflect on Your Life as a Great Leader

Brief moments of quiet pause and reflection speckle the life of the great leader’s journey. They refresh, reinvigorate and rekindle the burning embers that fire their passion and life’s purpose. Below are some powerful and inspirational insights on leadership and … Continue reading

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Lessons from Consistent Winners

In his article, Lessons from Consistent Winners, Philip Humbert discusses the question:  “Why do some people win time after time, while others work just as hard but never seem to ‘put it all together’?” His response to this is that while … 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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Never Give Up

There comes times in the lives of all great leaders when they are pushed to their physical, emotional, mental or spiritual limits. Fatigued, exhausted and drained by their experiences, they still relentlessly pursue their journey. They never give up.  It … Continue reading

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On Will Power

Vince Lombardi, renowned football coach, said: “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” It is the will to challenge, experiment and innovate. It … Continue reading

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Leadership … Success – It’s About Grit

Angel Lee Duckworth, psychologist, is known for her study of a psychological trait known as grit, In her 2013 TED presentation, The Key to Success? Grit, she defines grit: “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is … Continue reading

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Finding Angels in Marble and Cathedrals in Rocks

Michelangelo, Italian painter, wrote: “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”  Ah, the beauty and joy that imagination brings.  Einstein said that it is everything, even more important than knowledge. And Henry David … Continue reading

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Will Power

Vince Lombardi, legendary American football coach, said:  “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”  Commenting on Lombardi’s words Tony Robbins, self-help author,  … Continue reading

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The Temperature of Success

John Wooden, the “Wizard of Westwood” and famed head coach at UCLA, once said: “It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” It is the small differences in which performance and personal excellence is measured … Continue reading

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