Category Archives: Lesson of the Month

Quotes, examples that can be applied to daily life.

Work Ethic Can Beat Talent

Magic Johnson is my favorite NBA player. While some may prefer to watch players like Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant, who were shooters first, I prefer Magic because he could do it all. He could play all positions, shoot a … Continue reading

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Knute Rockne on Leaders

You really cannot lead if you are just like everyone else – part of the flock. Transformational and aspirational leaders are comfortable in their own skin, making those tough, unpopular decisions. They may even intentionally stand alone to resist the … Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Leadership

In other words, leadership is an action word, a verb. You can study it, but you cannot become one, a leader, until you are actually leading. And leading is different from managing. Managers maintain the status quo. Leaders challenge that … Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Just Start

Have you ever had so much to do that you end up doing nothing? Well, that was I. Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: New Beginnings

At first glance, new beginnings seems like something more appropriate for January when every one is making new year’s resolutions of all the changes they wish to make. Actually, if I had thought of it then, I would have made … Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Vision

Leading others requires a vison of where you’re going. – Charlie Ward Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Preparation

“The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses—behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” Continue reading

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