lawyer who did not lie

The Lawyer who did not lie

  A busload of lawyers careened off a mountain road and tumbled over a cliff. The bus was destroyed and there were no survivors. Tragically, the bus was only half full. Though there are a...

Conquer your fears

Conquer your fears

In a speech in 1933, American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, addressing a nation mired in a Depression and on the verge of a world war, famously stated, “The only thing we have to fear is...

Building a sense of curiosity

Building a sense of curiosity

  I love curious people and enjoy spending time with them, conversing with them. Their excitement for knowledge and learning is contagious. I often wonder why more people aren’t curious. So many people seem to...

A Little more practice

A Little More Practice

There’s a myth about highly talented people—that they are simply born that way. Here is what I know: you reach your potential when you are willing to practice. And not just practice often, but practice...

Leadership begins at home

Leadership begins from home

Leadership begins at home. No more no less. Parents are the earliest and most influential influences on a child. Their examples profoundly affect the kind of leaders they become. Leadership training takes time (think quantity,...


Necessity of Perseverance

  No matter how talented people are, there is no success without perseverance. Perseverance is not an issue of talent. It’s not an issue of time. It’s about finishing. Talent provides hope for accomplishment, but...


Gaining Self-disciple: 5 steps

There are many important qualities that can contribute to a person’s achievements and happiness, but there is only one that begets sustainable, long-term success in all aspects of life: self-discipline. Whether in terms of your...

Staying motivated

Staying Motivated

A few months ago you have made a New Year’s resolution regarding your personal development. You have made them before… and failed miserably. But it’s different this time around. You decide this will be the...

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