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Are you a leader

Are you a leader? Leaders are inspired to share something unique with the world. Leaders are always looking to raise the bar. Leaders understand they will be praised and criticized. Leaders know they must keep learning to continue growing.  Leaders aren’t affair to share what they know.  Leaders are able to adapt to stress and deal with it.

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Some Qualities That Make A Great Leader

Here are some qualities every great leader should possess, and learn to emphasize. Honesty Ability to Delegate Communication Sense of Humor Confidence Commitment Positive Attitude Creativity Intuition Ability to Inspire  

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Cherish Your vision

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. Napoleon Hill Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Og Mandino You have everything you need to build something far bigger than yourself. Seth Godin If you can’t control your anger, you are as helpless as a city without walls waiting to be attacked. The Book of Proverbs A mediocre person tells. A good […]

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Solving the Leadership Puzzle

Many of the challenges we face as a leader seem tough, unusual, and perhaps unsolvable.  Many puzzle enthusiasts, working on puzzles as diverse as Sudoku,  crosswords, video games (and more) thrill for puzzles with those same descriptors. Perhaps our leadership lesson from them starts from recognizing their attitude and it’s important to ultimate success.  Rather than procrastinating or ignoring a tough problem, puzzlers get started. Once they get started they likely use a three step formula (consciously or not) to help them get going. 1.  Look for patterns. 2.  Find the way in. […]

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Here’s to the Misfits, The Rebels and The Trouble-Makers!

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round heads in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. But the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think […]

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What are Scholarships?

Scholarships are a form of financial aid awarded to qualified students on the basis of academic performance (e.g., grades, test scores, course curriculum), competition, particular skill, financial need, or a combination of unique circumstances. Some scholarships may require the applicant to submit an essay, a video or other items allowing them to use their creativity. These awards can come in the form of cash or a tuition reduction waiver. Usually, no repayment is required if academic obligations are met. Scholarships are FREE MONEY. Make sure you don’t pay to research […]

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Mentoring Adds Value!

Defining what we value begins by recognizing who we value. As a former educator I always tried to lead with passion. I wanted to establish my sincerity as I helped shape my existence and the existence of my former students. I wanted to make sure my passion and commitment caused those around me to revel in it and inspire them to tap into their own passion. Passion is a choice! I tried to lead with passion, honesty and commitment, so others would not only follow, but follow the students I […]

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Gratitude Quotes! What Are You Thankful For?

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” ~William A. Ward The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. ~H.U. Westermayer Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone. ~G.B. Stern If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice. ~Meister Eckhart There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed. If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned […]

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The Laws of Charisma: How to Captivate, Inspire, and Influence for Maximum Success

Kurt Mortensen, the author of “The Laws of Charisma” lists a number of things people do to drive others away from them. He writes, “These mistakes are silent charisma killers. People are more comfortable lying to you and never dealing with you again instead of saying something that will alert you to the fact that you lack any form of charisma, These are seven of the most common charisma killers adapted from Mortensen’s list 1.Talking Too Much. How can you influence others if you are always talking? 2.Showing How Much You Know. You can […]

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The Value of Commitment!

Commitment requires that you give priority to a lot of things other than yourself. It doesn’t require that you lose yourself entirely, only that you temper your more selfish and petty urges and challenge yourself to rise above them. Commitment has the power to help you grow and be a better person. Sometimes an opportunity is handed to you and you lose out when you focus on yourself and not on the commitment. What are you committed to? Dr Simon

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