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“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.” Oprah To be a good leader you have to be a good follower. The ability to “follow” your instincts is an innate skill that takes practice to know, hear, understand and “follow”. Can it be taught…no. It must be discovered through

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Go Team World!

“The key elements in the art of working together are how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to reach our potential…the needs of the team are best met when we meet the needs of individuals persons.” Max Dupree To lead teams in multi locations takes

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Making the Impossible Possible

“We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.” Vince Lombardi Vince was right and wrong at the same time. As leaders we are presented everyday with situations that are described by others as “impossible” and yet we find a way through. What allows

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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

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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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Follow

“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.” Oprah To be a good leader you have to be a good follower. The ability to “follow” your instincts is an innate skill that takes practice to know, hear, understand and “follow”. Can it be taught…no. It must be discovered through

Continue Reading »

Go Team World!

“The key elements in the art of working together are how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to reach our potential…the needs of the team are best met when we meet the needs of individuals persons.” Max Dupree To lead teams in multi locations takes

Continue Reading »

Making the Impossible Possible

“We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.” Vince Lombardi Vince was right and wrong at the same time. As leaders we are presented everyday with situations that are described by others as “impossible” and yet we find a way through. What allows

Continue Reading »

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 »