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Success Thought of The Day

If you make listening and observation your occupation, you will gain much more than you can by talking. --Robert Baden-Powell

Success Thought of the Day – 1/18/22

Years ago, one of my most significant leadership mistakes was over-relying on my playbook and not listening to my team and stakeholders. [Read More In Post]

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. – Martin Luther King

Success Thought of the Day – 1/17/22

His brilliance and tenacity will never be forgotten. #mlk #servingothers 🙏🏾

Some locks will not open without your unique gift. - James B. Rosseau, Sr.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/13/22

The plots are similar in so many movies. A group of up-and-coming heroes takes off to save the village, breaking through barriers on their way to the villain’s castle. They have momentum until they face a magical lock. Several try to open it, but no luck. Then the one with the gift emerges, opening the lock and saving the day.

In your movie, you have that unique gift to open the locks in front of you. Use it!

The moments I thought might break me are the moments that created the most significant shifts. - James B. Rosseau, Sr.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/12/22

Like the last few reps in an exercising set, those moments producing the greatest gains often feel unendurable.  

Those moments can produce stress, the fear of failure, and even despair.  But you can endure.  Focus on what awaits you on the other side.

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. - Joseph Joubert

Success Thought of the Day – 1/11/22

Every time you use your voice, you have the opportunity to create progressive dialogue. Be intentional.

If you want to achieve your goals this year, practice saying “no.” - James B. Rosseau, Sr.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/10/22

As someone with endless ideas and who readily helps others, I understand the challenge of protecting the “to do” list.

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Opportunity meets you when you are ready for it.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/6/22

As you focus on your personal growth, opportunities show up along the way, allowing you to put that growth to use.  Often, this happens when you might not believe you’re ready.  

Keep growing and trust yourself.

Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life.- Deborah Day

Success Thought of the Day – 1/4/22

There is no magic associated with the start of the new year outside of the energy it creates around closing one chapter and starting a new one.

Don’t worry if you don’t have your buttoned-up 2022 goals ready just yet. Keep pressing forward; you will get there.

Clarity turns leadership movement into transformation. - James B. Rosseau, Sr.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/3/22

Leadership is a difference-maker in every aspect of life. Leadership transcends problems, creates “best practices,” and invents what becomes cultural norms. However, you must have clarity; otherwise, you might just be moving in the wrong direction. [Read more in the post]

Information is plentiful; actionable understanding comes at a premium.

Success Thought of the Day – 12/21/21

Filter what you receive against the core of what you believe. Invest time to mine in service of your grind.

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Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. - Carl Bard

Success Thought of the Day – 12/20/21

Several years ago, I held an offsite for my leadership team during a challenging time. We were a newer division within the company with huge goals, and things were not taking off as planned.

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Find what you are willing to die for, and then live for it! - Black Ice

Success Thought of the Day – 12/15/21

Black Ice is an Internationally acclaimed Emmy, Tony & Peabody award-winning poet/creative writer. More importantly, he is a childhood friend.

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