Tag Archives: Personal Growth

The Power of Unseen Leadership

Once you have a burning yes inside you about what’s truly important, it’s very easy to say no to the unimportant. – Stephen R. Covey I’ve always had a fascination with learning the back stories of successful people.Be they entrepreneurs, … Continue reading

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Six Threats Every Leader Will Face

Strong convictions precede great actions. – James Freeman Clarke The legendary bare-knuckles boxing champion John L. Sullivan was confronted by a runt of a man who, suffering from the effects of too much drink, challenged the burly champion to a … Continue reading

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Taming Your Inner Cynic

Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a carpenter to build one. – Sam Rayburn The story is told of a judge who had been frequently ridiculed by a conceited lawyer. When asked by a friend why … Continue reading

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Three Difficulties Every Leader Should Embrace

When we long for life without difficulties remind us that oaks grow in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. – Peter Marshall An old woodsman gives this advice for catching a porcupine: “Watch for the slapping tail as … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Disturb Your Routine

The best cure for a sluggish mind is to disturb its routine. – William H. Danforth Have you ever been in one of those funks where you just couldn’t seem to find a way out? You know the state of … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Building Blocks

One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build others up who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself. – James E. Casey Building others up is one of the simplest … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: What’s for Breakfast?

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. – Alfred A. Montapert Leaders have problems. It just comes with the territory.  The fact that you have problems is not an indicator that you’ve done something wrong – in most cases it’s … Continue reading

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