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Courage of Purpose

Courage of Purpose | Lead Change Group

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” Ambrose Redmoon What are you most afraid of losing? No, I’m not talking about your life. Let’s say in your job, what are you most afraid of? Generally, for me, I’m most afraid I’m wasting my » Read More


Character-based Leadership in Real Life


My dad showed me that being a great manager is high calling. More than that, he taught me the importance of being who-you-are and leading from the strength of who-you-are. That’s character-based leadership in real life.  His name is Jack Henry, and I posted some more personal thoughts over at mikehenrysr.wordpress.com. A great manager helps » Read More


Leadership Principle: Purpose Defeats Misfortune

Rock climbing a steep face

“Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.” – Washington Irving There are two types of people in the world; those that are experiencing misfortune and those who are about to be. The measure of you as a person lies in your » Read More


Lead with Kindness


“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” ~Aesop Do you believe that our existence ends when we die and that only tangible things are real?  This is important because ultimately this quote either confirms your beliefs or takes you to a great contradiction.  Either you believe there is something more than » Read More


Just The Way You Are

Above the Crowd

The music, the lyrics, the vocals, the passion… I was moved to emotion. And I remembered one of my favorite quotes: People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou And the song “Just the Way You Are” by » Read More


Leaders Act

Fireman going to fire

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt Do you ever feel as if you are lacking something?  One of the great passions as we become more global in our knowledge of others is comparison.  We seem to constantly focus on what we don’t have or didn’t get.  “Someone is » Read More


Focus and Excellence


“Other men will make other violins, but no man shall make a better one.” Antonius Stradivarius


Heroes and Responsibility

“A hero is someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.” Bob Dylan Do you consider yourself a hero?  Think about who your real-life heroes were.  Chances are, they gave more than they took.  Heroes by definition give more than they take.  Many other characteristics may come to mind too.  You » Read More


Jesus on Leadership

I quote a lot of people. Quotes are a great way to encapsulate a nugget of truth and also to summon the authority and reputation of the speaker. Great quotes are inspiring, calling us to a new elevation, above our normal attitude and outside our everyday circumstances to a place of nobility; where Abraham Lincoln, » Read More

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