Conditioning

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. Conditioning “Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.” – Jawaharlal Nehru How to stop our elephant running away? Easy – tie one foot to a small stake in the ground. The elephant […]

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Motivation

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. Motivation “What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredible simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter.” – Peter Drucker Motivation….that which gives purpose. Here we are again, another Monday for most of us. What will give […]

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Personal Productivity – Part II

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. Personal Productivity – Part II “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Last week we spoke about getting our High Payoff Activities done first – getting these Big Rocks in the bucket first – before the gravel, sand and water. But […]

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Goal Setting

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. Goal Setting “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo Our success is measured by the extent to which we reach our goals. It’s […]

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Personal Productivity – Part 1

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. Personal Productivity “Lost time is never found again.” “Time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin It is true that time is the only commodity that we cannot buy more of. And we all have the same amount. And those who earn twice what we do don’t spend twice […]

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High Payoff Activities

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. High Payoff Activities “Better three hours too soon than one minute to late.” – William Shakespeare The secret to success is goal setting followed by ACTION. But what actions to take? The critical actions we need to take are called High Payoff Activities because they propel us […]

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Excellence

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. Excellence “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle We are creatures of habit. Habit is powerful and is a great force for good….or bad. Success is measured by the extent to which we reach our goals. That, […]

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