Tag Archives: Vision

On Seeing What Others Do Not

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others,” wrote Jonathan Swift. It is the magical ability to think with imagination and wisdom, to see what others do not see and see it before they do. Visionary thinking … Continue reading

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Choosing a Mindset Opened by Wonder

Bruce Lipton writes, “Your perspective is always limited by how much you know. Expand your knowledge and you will transform your mind.” Our choices for expanding our knowledge are shaped by our view and understanding of the world that has … Continue reading

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On the Law of Navigation

In his book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John Maxwell writes of the Law of Navigation. The law states that “Anyone can steer a ship but it takes a leader to chart the course, carefully, seeing where they want … Continue reading

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Reflecting Back and Living Forward

As 2021 began, there were the promises and excitement that filled the hearts and souls of great leaders. It was another year of exciting growth, magnificent achievements and the realization of their dreams and our life’s purpose. Once again, great … Continue reading

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On the Power of Dreams

Cesar Chavez tells great leaders: “To make a great dream come true, first requires a great capacity to dream; the second is persistence.” It is from dreams that visions arise, and from visions strategy;from strategy goals and from goals results. Dreams … Continue reading

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Lessons in Leadership – Colin Powell’s Thirteen Rules

Colin Powell reminds great leaders: “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work…. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence … Continue reading

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Focus on “The One Thing”

Gary Keller  and Jay Papasan in their book, The One Thing, open with the Russian proverb: “If you chase two rabbits… you will not catch either one.” This simple phrase starts a magnificent journey of discovery for great leaders as … Continue reading

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The Ride of Your Life

In his book, The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon shares his thoughts on ten rules he suggests that great leaders should follow to bring energy to their life, work and those whom they serve. In these rules, we find the call for personal ownership, … Continue reading

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The Invisible Places

In her book, The Tale of Wolf, His Snake Oil and a Skunk, Lizabeth Phelps shares a fable of the Wolf and Skunk. It provides a powerful insight into the importance of thought leadership in the lives of great leaders. In the fable, … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Giant Bamboo Tree

In Don Miller’s Trading Journal, Miller shares Eric Aronson’s story, Keep Watering Your Bamboo Tree. It tells of the giant Chinese Moso bamboo tree that holds learning for great leaders in their pursuit of their goals and dreams in life. “In the Far East, … Continue reading

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