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Those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly

Those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly

Ever heard of Maisie Devore?

From her small town of Eskridge, Kansas; Maisie, in her early 50’s, dreamed of building a swimming pool for the town’s children to enjoy.

But how did she acquired funds?

She collected cash by collecting aluminum cans and redeeming them at the local recycling center. This led to the beginning of her crusade to make the swimming pool.

Rain or shine Maisie drove her old pick-up truck around town hunting for c...

Motivational Speaker: The Art of Non-Conformity

Motivational Speaker: The Art of Non-Conformity

On a daily basis, I meet a lot of good people who have a lot of good things to say and they only have one question for me, “How to be a motivational speaker?”

And I get it, there is no set curriculum to become one. It is just a lot of profound thought and blunt realizations packaged nicely to motivate people.

But the thing is the whole branding of this profession is harder than ever and its actual significance isn’t being noticed by the people. With ...

This is what leaders need to think about.

This is what leaders need to think about.

What makes you tick, what gets you going? What are you good at?  What are you bad at? Self-aware leaders always ask themselves these questions.  They are curious, they seek out information and embrace the answers.

Taking the time to be self-aware, to really consider one’s strengths and weaknesses, to build self-understanding, is not something that most leaders do.  They are too busy focusing on the multiple tasks of any given day and on things considered far...