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How to Move Forward When You Are Burned Out

March 13th, 2019Posted by Madeline

How many of you have felt burned out or in a rut? Maybe you have started a project, a relationship, or something else, and you have lost your excitement for it! I’m reminded of a story by Joseph P. Klock about “A group of refugees about to flee a war zone by hiking over some […]

Great Leaders Just Do A Little Bit More

February 27th, 2019Posted by Madeline

What do great leaders care about?  What is important to them?  What do they have in common? John Maxwell says, “Leaders come into any situation, no matter how down it may be, and they have the ability to help people see the light at the end of the tunnel. Leaders see the problem as an […]

Spread Good Will

January 6th, 2019Posted by Madeline

What three things can you do today that will improve your life and those around you? First, start your day by smiling! Zig Ziglar, motivational expert and author said, “It takes 72 muscles to frown and 14 to smile.” Lighten your load by smiling! Alfred Adler, “well-known psychologist, later reaffirmed that if we make our […]

Leaders Walk Slowly

December 12th, 2018Posted by Madeline

Walk slowly and connect with others. For over 30 years I have attended business meeting each week at 10am or at 2 Pm. I arrive at least 15 to 20 minutes ahead of time to greet the other attendees, ask how each of them and their families are doing, and listen carefully to their responses […]

Great Leaders Have A Generous Heart

November 5th, 2018Posted by Madeline

  Dr. Albert Schweitzer said, “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” Great leaders share their gratitude with others! In 1892, two 18-year-old Stanford students were struggling […]

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