Sunday, June 30, 2013

Courage Is Contagious...Billy Graham

"Courage is contagious. When a brave person takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened."

--Evangelist Billy Graham


Saturday, June 29, 2013

Friday, June 28, 2013

A Dangerous Place To Live...Albert Einstein

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.

--Albert Einstein




Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Leadership Tuesdays: It's Okay To Just Say Thank You...Raina Anderson

My mother always told me that when someone pays you a compliment it is exactly the same as if they had given you a gift. The appropriate response when someone gives you a gift is “Thank you.” So why, when most of us have been taught to be kind and gracious, cannot we not accept compliments or positive feedback on results we produce? 

--Raina Anderson, "How to Take Credit for Your Accomplishments"The Way Women Work



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. 

Do you ever have trouble talking about your accomplishments to your manager, senior leaders,  or during an interview? Raina Anderson offers some great advice on how to "How to Take Credit for Your Accomplishments".  In this The Way Women Work article, Raina shares actual phrases that we can use to begin a dialogue about our successes.  To check out today's article, go to our Women History Makers-DMV/Women Making History Facebook page.  

To see other articles in the Leadership Tuesdays' archive, click here

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Positive Feelings...Willard Scott

Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.

--Willard Scott 



Thursday, June 13, 2013

Keep Going

Everything is okay in the end, if it is not okay, then it is not the end. 

--Anonymous





Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Always Leave Something Behind...Victoria Rowell

The lesson learned was to leave something behind, no matter how small, no matter how old, by accident or on purpose...something for the next hopeful anybody.

--Victoria Rowell, Author and Actress, Quote from "The Women Who Raised Me"

http://www.thewomenwhoraisedme.com/

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Leadership Tuesdays: Everyone Has The Capacity To Become...Myles Munroe

Everyone has the capacity, potential, and "raw material" to become a leader by the design of the Creator. However, it is a tragedy that most of the people on this planet will bury the leader trapped within them in the grave of a follower.

--Dr. Myles Monroe, from the book, "Becoming A Leader"


Myles Munroe International


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. To read the most recent feature, click here.  To read past features on leaders like Ursula Burns, Indra Nooyi, Shelly Lazarus, Sara Blakely and Bishop Vashti McKenzie, click here.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Expect Miracles!...Wayne Dyer | w/Inspirational Song

“I am realistic – I expect miracles.”  --Wayne W. Dyer


The Clark Sisters, Kim Burrell, and Donnie McClurkin
singing "I Expect A Miracle"

Sunday, June 9, 2013

The Butterfly...Ash Sweeney

The butterfly doesn't know how long he has to live, but that doesn't stop him from spreading his wings and his joy.

--Ash Sweeney

Friday, June 7, 2013

The Character Index...Abigail Van Buren

"The best index to a person's character is how he [she] treats people who can't do him [her] any good, and how he [she] treats people who can't fight back.”

--Abigail Van Buren

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Creativity Makes Life More Fun...Edward de Bono

Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.

--Edward de Bono 


Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Clarity...Meredith Monk

That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.

--Meredith Monk 


Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Leadership Tuesdays: Leadership Is A Commitment To People...Myles Munroe

True leadership is a commitment to people. True leaders act with integrity toward others, modeling what they expect of them and demonstrating what they demand.

--Dr. Myles Monroe, from the book, 
"Becoming A Leader"*






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. To read the most recent feature, click here. To read past features on leaders like Ursula Burns, Indra Nooyi, Shelly Lazarus, Sara Blakely and Bishop Vashti McKenzie, click here.

*Go to Myles Munroe International to purchase or for more information.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Life Lessons...

“What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things.” --Unknown