Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Be Open-Minded and Seize Opportunities...Rachael Ray

"You have to be open-minded when those early opportunities present themselves; take advantage of them whether they're going to make you a lot of money or not."

--Rachel Ray, Chef, Author, and Television Host



Saturday, April 27, 2013

True Costs of Freedom...@vnona

"We will never be able to fully quantify the real cost in lives and sacrifice of freedom."

--Nona O.
Underwater sculpture, in Grenada, in honor of our African Ancestors who were
 thrown overboard the slave ships during the Middle Passage of the African Holocaust.
  --Artist, Jason DeCaires Taylor

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Are You Listening?...Bryant H. McGill

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

--Bryant H. McGill, http://bryantmcgill.com/


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The Leadership Multiplication Effect...John Maxwell

“A leader who produces other leaders multiplies their influences.” 


-- John C. Maxwell



Every other Tuesday, WOMEN AT LIBERTY presents Leadership Tuesdays, a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. This week we are sharing an article by John Maxwell, a best-selling author and highly regarded leadership expert.  John has posted an article that will speak to most of us.  "LEADING FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE PACK" is the situation that most workers face on a daily basis.  In this article, he shares helpful insights on how one can be a successful leader even if their title is not CEO. 

To read the story, click here. For more on Leadership Tuesdays, click here.

Monday, April 22, 2013

I See Possibilities...Michael J. Fox

I see possibilities in everything. For everything that's taken away, something of greater value has been given.

--Michael J. Fox


New Possibilities...Jean Houston

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.

--Jean Houston 



Saturday, April 20, 2013

Love is...Marianne Williamson

“Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. 

― Marianne Williamson


Friday, April 19, 2013

To Change The World, Change Your Thinking...Albert Einstein

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

― Albert Einstein


Thursday, April 18, 2013

SMILE IT'S A NEW DAY...Ellen Wookey

“We never know what a day will bring us, but one thing we do know is that every morning we can wake up, smile and hope for the best. SMILE IT'S A NEW DAY”

Ellen K. Wookey


And while you're here, enjoy this song by Kirk Franklin:

"SMILE"


Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Leadership Is A Choice...John Maxwell

Leadership is a choice you make rather than a place you sit. In other words, leadership comes from influence and not from your position.

--John Maxwell, Author and Leadership Expert




Every other Tuesday, WOMEN AT LIBERTY presents Leadership Tuesdays, a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. This week we are sharing an article by John Maxwell, a best-selling author and highly regarded leadership expert.  John has posted an article that will speak to most of us.  "LEADING FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE PACK" is the situation that most workers face on a daily basis.  In this article, he shares helpful insights on how one can be a successful even if their title is not CEO.

To read the story, click here. For more on Leadership Tuesdays, click here.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

The Ring Of Power

“...But the hearts of men are easily corrupted... And the ring of power has a will of its own.”

(From Lord Of The Rings)


Saturday, April 13, 2013

Want An Important Life...Jackie Robinson

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.

--Jackie Robinson, #42, First Black Player to Play Major League Baseball




Friday, April 12, 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Talent vs. Genius...Henri-Frederic Amiel

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius. 

-Henri-Frederic Amiel

Do you believe?

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

If You Don't Try...Beverly Sills

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try."

— Beverly Sills, former American opera soprano



Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Lessons From Mother: History Matters...Ursula Burns

“One of the things my mother told me is that history matters. …People’s memory – that matters. One of the biggest challenges we have in our transformation is that memory [at Xerox] is a very strong, very deep, and very long institutional memory. And that memory opens up opportunities, but if it’s not tuned correctly it closes down a whole lot of opportunities.”

--Ursula Burns, CEO, Xerox



Every other Tuesday, WOMEN AT LIBERTY presents Leadership Tuesdays, a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. The resource for this week is an article from The Glass Hammer on Xerox's CEO, Ursula Burns.  The writer, Melissa J. Anderson, shared highlights from a recent speech given by Ms. Burns at the Catalyst Awards Luncheon in New York where she discussed her perspective on "Impatience and Leadership".  

To read the story, click here. For more on Leadership Tuesdays, click here.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Choose Courage Over Fear...@ValorieBurton

“Choose courage over fear. That’s a decision. Most successful people tend to have a lot of courage. You have to see in your mind and have a lot of faith.” 

--Valorie Burton, Author of "Successful Women Think Differently" 
Check her out on NBC's Today Show on 4/9/13

http://www.valorieburton.com

Source:  From the article, "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life: How Successful Women Do It"Executive coach Valorie Burton talks faith and strategy for upgrading your career via BlackEnterprise.com

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Be Filled and Fulfilled!...Coretta Scott King

I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes--the finer things of life--would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense."

--Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr.


Saturday, April 6, 2013

True Love...William Shakespeare

“No sooner met but they looked; no sooner looked but they loved; no sooner loved but they sighed; no sooner sighed but they asked one another the reason; no sooner knew the reason but they sought the remedy; and in these degrees have they made a pair of stairs to marriage...” 

--William Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

http://betterthangoodcakes.com/

Friday, April 5, 2013

Thursday, April 4, 2013

True Compassion...Martin Luther King, Jr.

“True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring. ”

--Martin Luther King, Jr.




Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Getting People To Follow You...Ursula Burns

“Getting people to follow you is all about belief. The way to get people to follow you is to tell them a story that they’re in, that looks good.”

--Ursula Burns, CEO, Xerox




Every other Tuesday, WOMEN AT LIBERTY presents Leadership Tuesdays, a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. The resource for this week is an article from The Glass Hammer on Xerox's CEO, Ursula Burns. The writer, Melissa J. Anderson, shared highlights from a recent speech given by Ms. Burns at the Catalyst Awards Luncheon in New York where she discussed her perspective on "Impatience and Leadership".

To read the story, click here. For more on Leadership Tuesdays, click here.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Don't Lose A Golden Opportunity To Speak Up...Ursula Burns

“If you’re sitting around the table but you say nothing, that’s a lost opportunity.”

--Ursula Burns, CEO, Xerox
Norm Betts/Bloomberg News
Every other Tuesday, WOMEN AT LIBERTY presents Leadership Tuesdays, a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage, and strengthen women leaders. Today's resource is an article from The Glass Hammer on Xerox's CEO, Ursula Burns. The writer, Melissa J. Anderson, shared highlights from a recent speech given by Ms. Burns at the Catalyst Awards Luncheon in New York where she discussed her perspective on "Impatience and Leadership".

To read the story, click here. For more on Leadership Tuesdays, click here.

Monday, April 1, 2013

I Believe In Recovery...Ann Richards

“I believe in recovery, and as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.”

― Ann Richards, Politician and the 45th Governor of Texas