Archive for August, 2011
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso
Risk is inherent in any endeavor. Leaders know the more time they spend not taking risk the slower they grow. Risk is simply growth, taking on new skills or opportunities you have [...]
“A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.”
After working with a vast diversity of leaders from around the world it is clear the most successful leaders seek out new possibilities [...]
“In dreams begins responsibility.” – William Butler Yeats
The ability to dream is one of the great responsibilities of leadership.
Everyday the noise of the world is wanting to engage you in the short term focus of the day. Yet the work, the real work is to hear the vision of the dream. Once [...]
“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” Goethe
There is no word that creates more energy and discussion than this word. In leadership so many passionate discussions are based around this word:
Do I trust this new hire?
Do I trust this salesperson?
Do I trust this business deal?
Do I trust my colleague?
“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” Roy Disney
Decision making is a core leadership skill. The secret or trick is to know yourself. Good decisions will grow yourselves, your companies, your team, your family, your community and will require you to be a bit (sometimes more [...]