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J. K. Rowling & Harry Potter Quotes

J. K. Rowling & Harry Potter Quotes | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Did you read the stories of Harry Potter?

And ... did you like the stories?

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Cath Daley's curator insight, July 31, 2013 6:53 AM

Which of these resonates with you the most?

Inspirations for Life
To be inspired is great, to inspire is incredible.
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NEW WAY OF THINKING: How do we empathize?

NEW WAY OF THINKING: How do we empathize? | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Don’t ask people: “How do we connect?”

Better ask: “How do we empathize?”

 

Reach out to people emotionally!

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Effective leadership is about results

Effective leadership is about results | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. ~ Peter Drucker

( Source: http://goo.gl/XaWz2Q )

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Why complicating life ? Say what you want!

Why complicating life ? Say what you want! | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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The well stocked success toolbox by Rollo C. Hester

The well stocked success toolbox by Rollo C. Hester | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
                                                         ~ John F. Kennedy

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FAILURES are PILLARS of SUCCESS

FAILURES are PILLARS of SUCCESS | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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One thing is certain in business.
You and everyone around you will make mistakes.
                                           ~ Richard Branson

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The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Bill Bradley

The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Bill Bradley | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.
                                                                 ~ Bill Bradley

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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.  ~ John Quincy Adams

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Kimberly (Pope) Kindred's curator insight, May 14, 2013 8:51 PM

YES! I work under a leader like this! I want to be a leader like this!

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Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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 Believe you can and you’re halfway there. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

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SUCCESS COMES FROM WORK

SUCCESS COMES FROM WORK | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.  ~ Estée Lauder

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A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them

A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them. ~ Henry Kravis

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EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE: What is "oneirataxia"?

EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE:  What is "oneirataxia"? | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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... the inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality.

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If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.

If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.
                                                                       ~ Lao Tzu

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INFLUENCE AND IMPORTANCE ARE NOT THE SAME

INFLUENCE AND IMPORTANCE ARE NOT THE SAME | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Do you see the difference?


People who know the own value, think about other people.
People who think they have a value, think about themselves. 

Being important and feeling important makes a great difference.

Great leaders lead for people, mediocre leaders lead for authority.


NEVER TAKE YOURSELF TOO IMPORTANT!

INFLUENCE AND IMPORTANCE ARE NOT THE SAME!

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PLANS ARE NOT ENOUGH ...

PLANS ARE NOT ENOUGH ... | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
~ Peter F. Drucker

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What is Atelphobia?

What is Atelphobia? | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Atelophobia is a condition in which an individual exhibits an extreme fear of failing to achieve perfection in any of their actions, ideas, or beliefs. This highly sensitized and fearful aversion to any type of imperfection in their lives can cause people to become highly critical of anything they say or do, always fearing that their offerings are flawed and not good enough.

Atelphobia is the fear of not being good enough.

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It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. ~ Harry S. Truman

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The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Napoleon Bonaparte

The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Napoleon Bonaparte | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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A leader is a dealer in hope. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Margaret Thatcher

The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Margaret Thatcher | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Being powerful is like being a lady.
If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.

                                ~ Margaret Thatcher

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The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Sam Walton

The Art of Leadership: What it Takes to Lead | Sam Walton | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish. ~ Sam Walton

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In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock. ~ Thomas Jefferson

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If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.

If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. ~ Barack Obama

(AP Photo / Susan Walsh)

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then, is not an act, 
but a habit.
~ Aristotle

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Without deviations from the norm, progress is not possible

Without deviations from the norm, progress is not possible | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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Without deviations from the norm, progress is not possible.
                                                           ~ Frank Zappa

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LEADERSHIP: NEVER TEACH PEOPLE ANXIETY

LEADERSHIP:  NEVER TEACH PEOPLE ANXIETY | Inspirations for Life | Scoop.it
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“Anxiety is love’s greatest killer … It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you.” ~ Anaïs Nin 

(Anaïs Nin on Love, Hand-Lettered by Debbie Millman)

Leadership is about hope, it gives people a vision, it cares.

Leadership is #empathy  ...

(Source: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/12/03/anais-nin-love-debbie-millman-1/)

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