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My sister made certain choices about the life she wanted. Those choices include a steady job, a husband and children. But balance and stability come at a cost. It is harder for her to be spontaneous. It is harder to just up and leave.

There is not a single one of us with a job that is not completely reliant in some way shape or form on others.

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they'll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they'll work for you with blood, sweat, and tears.

A leader's job is not to do the work for others, it's to help others figure out how to do it themselves, to get things done, and to succeed beyond what they thought possible.

Great leaders don't need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness.

There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.

Babe Ruth was not afraid to strike out. And it was this fearlessness that contributed to his remarkable career.

Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why.

Though we may have desires or bold goals, for whatever reason, most of us don't think we can achieve something beyond what we're qualified to achieve. Why, I ask, do we let reality interfere with our dreams?

The big picture doesn't just come from distance; it also comes from time.

There is no decision that we can make that doesn't come with some sort of balance or sacrifice.

If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.

The trick to balance is to not make sacrificing important things become the norm.

I have been inspired by Martin Luther King and how he inspired a movement. I have learned that a cause must be organic; if it is to have an impact it must belong to those who join the movement and not those who lead it.

When you explain to people what you're trying to do, as opposed to just making demands or delegating tasks, you can build instant trust, even if it's just for that short time you're on the phone.

A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience.

Actions speak louder than words. All companies say they care, right? But few actually exercise that care.

All the great organizations in the world, all have a sense of why that organization does what it does.

Anyone can sell product by dropping their prices, but it does not breed loyalty.

Anyone who achieves any kind of success, however you want to define it, sometimes can't let go of it.