Tag Archives: Personal Growth and Development

It’s Your Time to Soar

Eagles don’t flock, you have to find them one at a time. – Ross Perot “While walking through the forest one day, a man found a young eagle who had fallen out of its nest. He took it home and … Continue reading

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Four Ruts That Will Sink Your Leadership

Years ago when the western U.S. was being settled, roads were often just wagon tracks. These rough trails posed serious problems for those who journeyed them. On one of these winding paths was posted a sign which read: ”Avoid this … Continue reading

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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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Four Leadership Questions You Need to Answer

What people think of as the moment of discovery is really the discovery of the question. – Jonas Salk A friend once asked Isidor I. Rabi, a Nobel prize winner in science, how he became a scientist. Rabi replied that … Continue reading

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The ‘Yes Men’ Disconnect and How it Hurts Your Leadership

Very few big executives want to be surrounded by ‘yes’ men – Burton Bigelow I heard a somewhat humorous account some years back about the Biblical story of David and Goliath. When the Israelites came up against Goliath all the … Continue reading

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The Sweet Spot of Encouragement

If you are a leader, you should never forget that everyone needs encouragement. And everyone who receives it- young or old, successful or less-than-successful, unknown or famous- is changed by it. – John Maxwell A story is told of American … Continue reading

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Developing a Leadership Mindset

“You can change your mindset” – Carol S. Dweck – Mindset, The New Psychology of Success In her highly acclaimed and recommended book Mindset , Carol S. Dweck lays out four foundational statements to gauge whether you have a fixed-mindset … Continue reading

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