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“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~Elbert Hubbard, The Note Book, 1927 Leadership and life are a continual learning process. To learn is to engage in new situations and experiences. This ability to step into fresh experiences and learning

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Hard Work

“Art begins with resistance – at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.” Andre Gide The best ideas take hard work. That is why passion for an idea, concept, etc is so critical for it is the energy which fuels the

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Leap!

In the book “Playing to Win” by Larry and Hersch Wilson they define the journey of growth as playing to win. To grow requires you to challenge your core maps and redefine them to align with your values and true sense of self. This is the epitaph they share: “I

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Risk Taking or Dream Making

“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

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The Conduit to Creativity

“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.” Mary Garden After working with a vast diversity of leaders from around the world it is clear the most

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The Longview

“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

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The Adventure of Trust

“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

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The Secret of Good Decision Making

“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

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Get It Done!

“The important thing is to strive towards a goal which is not immediately visible. That goal is not the concern of the mind, but of the spirit.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Flight to Arras, 1942, translated from French by Lewis Galantière The most important role any leader has is to dream,

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Ouch…

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~Elbert Hubbard, The Note Book, 1927 Leadership and life are a continual learning process. To learn is to engage in new situations and experiences. This ability to step into fresh experiences and learning

Continue Reading »

Hard Work

“Art begins with resistance – at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.” Andre Gide The best ideas take hard work. That is why passion for an idea, concept, etc is so critical for it is the energy which fuels the

Continue Reading »

Leap!

In the book “Playing to Win” by Larry and Hersch Wilson they define the journey of growth as playing to win. To grow requires you to challenge your core maps and redefine them to align with your values and true sense of self. This is the epitaph they share: “I

Continue Reading »

Risk Taking or Dream Making

“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

Continue Reading »

The Conduit to Creativity

“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.” Mary Garden After working with a vast diversity of leaders from around the world it is clear the most

Continue Reading »

The Longview

“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

Continue Reading »

The Adventure of Trust

“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

Continue Reading »

The Secret of Good Decision Making

“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

Continue Reading »

Get It Done!

“The important thing is to strive towards a goal which is not immediately visible. That goal is not the concern of the mind, but of the spirit.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Flight to Arras, 1942, translated from French by Lewis Galantière The most important role any leader has is to dream,

Continue Reading »