Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

Worry Changes Nothing

Life’s journey is filled with moments beyond our control, moments of apprehension, concern, and even foreboding, about what a situation, event or person could produce. They are imagined “could happen” scenarios which create stress and drain energy. Worry, in itself, … Continue reading

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On the Power and Value of a Leader’s Conviction

Conviction is one of the most important qualities that great leaders possess. It is the unwavering belief in one’s ideas, values, and vision that enables leaders to inspire and motivate others to follow them. Nelson Mandela said, “I learned that … Continue reading

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On Resilience

Winston Churchill said, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” It is the great leaders’ resilience to bounce back and face life’s difficulties and challenges. It is the unstoppable you who … Continue reading

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Never, Ever Give Up

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will,” writes Mahatma Gandhi. Life is filled with challenges that sometimes test our fortitude, commitment and confidence. For a moment, we quietly reflect on what is not going … Continue reading

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Guiding Attention Through Intention

“Starve your distractions, feed your focus” writes an unknown author on the importance of focus. Tony Robbins tells great leaders: “Where your focus goes, your energy flows.”  It is this intentionality that drives an action-orientation in the great leaders’ purposeful … Continue reading

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Listen, or Your Tongue Will Keep You Deaf

“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new” the Dalai Lama tells great leaders. It is that simple message great leaders know and embrace deeply – they don’t … Continue reading

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The Joys of Optimism

One of the magnificent choices great leaders have in life is choosing to live as optimists or pessimists – to see the world in its infinite possibilities, or view only its scarcity and short-comings. Winston Churchill, English statesman, told us: … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Bouncing Back

In his book, Managing People Is Like Herding Cats, Warren Bennis, pioneer in the field of leadership studies, writes about ‘bouncing back,’ a capability that allows people to rebound and achieve their goals. He writes: “Ernest Heminway said that the … Continue reading

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