Tag Archives: Wisdom

On Letting Go to Grow

In his book, The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff writes: “To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” These words are a simple reminder to great leaders that further growth and development is attained … Continue reading

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The Books of Great Knowledge

When great leaders have walked into libraries, they find there diverse treasures of great knowledge, wisdom and insights. There is so much to be learned. They know, also, that there is another magnificent library of learning in each encounter they … 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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The Twelve Laws of Karma

Karma is the Sanskrit word for action.  Great leaders know the meaning of this magical and elegant word as the law of cause and effect or, as Isaac Newton’s third Law of Motion states: “For every action there is an … Continue reading

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Owner or Renter Mentality

In a recent blog post by Dan Ryan, Ryan Search and Consulting, Are Your Staff members “Owners or Renters”?, great leaders find a powerful metaphor about “owners or renters” and the mindset, attitude and behaviors they bring to life and … Continue reading

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Finding Here from There

Marshall Goldsmith, management author, in his book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, writes: “Imagine you’re 95 years old and ready to die.  Before taking your last breath, you’re give a great gift; The ability to travel back … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

In his  Kabbalah Center International Weekly Tune-Up Yehuda Berg speaks to great leaders about the importance of always looking forward, of taking action and not resting on their laurels.  He writes: A car commercial recently caught my attention. While showcasing … Continue reading

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The Myth of Talent

Bear Bryant, legendary American college football player and longtime head coach of the University of Alabama, said:  “I can reach a kid who doesn’t have any ability as long as he doesn’t know it.”  His words capture one of the … Continue reading

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Live a Life That Matters

The lives of great leaders are filled with continuous learning. Even the simplicity of a birthday provides one of these wonderful opportunities.  I recently had a birthday, and a friend shared with me a wonderful gift, a poem.  Its message … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Greatest Things

In a recent article, A Leader’s Greatest Things, John Maxwell, answers a leadership question that is frequently posed to him:  “What is the one thing I really need to know about leadership?” To this question he responds with beautiful simplicity:  … Continue reading

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