Tag Archives: Personal Growth and Development

Leadership In A Word: Yesterday

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away, Now it looks as though they’re here to stay oh I believe in yesterday – John Lennon A word about yesterday In his book, No Limits, John Maxwell presents a most thought-provoking question … Continue reading

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Leadership In a Word: Reading

Read to refill the wells of inspiration. – Harold Ockenga A word about reading Reading is imperative for every good leader. It’s how you learn, it’s how you grow. In short, it makes you a more rounded and better leader. … Continue reading

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Leadership In a Word: Complacency

Complacency happens almost without notice. Check and renew your heart daily. – Jim George A word about complacency By definition, complacency is ‘showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements”. Not very flattering is it? Yet one of … Continue reading

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Leadership In a Word: Disappointment

Sometimes when you get disappointment it makes you stronger. – David Rudisha A word about disappointment In 1858 the Illinois legislature–using an obscure statute–sent Stephen A. Douglas to the U.S. Senate instead of Abraham Lincoln, although Lincoln had won the … Continue reading

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Leadership In a Word: Resolve

Wise to resolve, and patient to perform. – Homer Word study 1 obsolete : dissolve, melt 4a : to deal with successfully : clear up resolve doubts resolve a dispute b : to find an answer to c : to … Continue reading

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Know When To Let Go

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him go. – Abraham Lincoln A well-known story in some sectors of coastal communities such as where I live … Continue reading

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Five Ways To Lift Your Leader

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitudes and in actions. – Harold S. Geneen In his book the 360° Leader, John Maxwell shares a story about President Harry S. Truman speaking at the National War College. … Continue reading

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