Tag Archives: adversity

The Headwinds of Leadership

When everything seems to be going against you, remember the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. – Henry Ford I came across a humorous story about a captain and three sailors who were left on a sinking … Continue reading

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Plowing Through Adversity

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. – Napoleon Hill An old farmer had plowed around a large rock in one of his fields for years. He had broken several … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons from The Masters

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way. –  Robert Kiyosaki I am a lifelong golf fan. I came up in the … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Learn From Your Trials

Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of. – Charles Spurgeon No one likes to go through trails. I don’t; do you? But as leaders we are not … Continue reading

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Dodging Bricks

A successful man is the one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him?  – David Brinkley The nation watched in horror when the video tape emerged showing the bullying of 68-year old school … Continue reading

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