There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles.
It's easy to say ''no!'' when there's a deeper ''yes!'' burning inside.
You can't talk your way out of what you've behaved yourself into.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.
We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
If there is no gardener there is no garden.
Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves.
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.
Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.
I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a "transformer" in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.
One of the most important ways to manifest integrity is to be loyal to those who are not present. In doing so, we build the trust of those who are present.
We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.
Seek first to understand, and then to be understood.