Leadership Minute: What You Leave Behind

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True happiness comes from the things that cannot be taken away from you. Making the full effort to do the right thing can never be taken away from you. – John Wooden

In the arena of sports, John Wooden’s legacy is forever secure. But however successful he was, it was secondary to his faith, family, and the guiding principles that shaped the lives of so many people. At the end of the day, what is most important to you? Your legacy is the product of your leadership. But your legacy transcends your leadership. Where you place value it will be returned in like manner. Give your time, energy, and your very best to that which will give you greatest return and to that which will outlive you. After all, what can’t be taken away from you is that which will live on long after you are gone.

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About dougdickerson

I am an internationally recognized leadership speaker, columnist, and author. My books include: "Leaders Without Borders: 9 Essentials for Everyday Leaders", "Great Leaders Wanted", "Leadership by the Numbers", and "It Only Takes a Minute: Daily Inspiration for Leaders on the Move". I live outside beautiful Charleston, South Carolina.
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One Response to Leadership Minute: What You Leave Behind

  1. lizstincelli says:

    Reblogged this on lizstincelli.

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