Tag Archives: Leadership Growth and Development

Are You Playing To Your Strengths?

Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us strong. – Simon Sinek A recent story in the Gallup Business Journal revealed that only twenty percent of U.S. Workers think that their jobs use their strengths. It said, … Continue reading

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On The Other Side Of Fear

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In his book Intentional Living, John Maxwell describes the faith factor as it relates to connecting us with like-minded people. In … Continue reading

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Up in Flames – Facing the Challenges of Leadership

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill When Thomas Edison’s manufacturing facilities in New Jersey were heavily damaged by fire one night in December 1914, Edison lost almost one … Continue reading

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From Resolution to Lifestyle: This is Your Year

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. – Ecclesiastes 3:1 During WWII General Douglas McArthur asked an engineer how long it would take to build a bridge across a certain river. “About … Continue reading

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Three Traits of Pay it Forward Leaders

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. – Aesop A mother wanted to teach her daughter a moral lesson. She gave the little girl a quarter and a dollar for church “Put whichever one you want … Continue reading

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Choose One Chair – Becoming a Leader of Destiny

“Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday.”- “Yesterday”, by Paul McCartney and John Lennon In Guidepost magazine a number of years back Luciano Pavarotti relates … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew About Leadership 30 Years Ago

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. – William Shakespeare One of the benefits of aging (not that I am old) is attaining a certain amount of wisdom that can … Continue reading

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