December 2012

Thank you for joining me on my blog every week. I'm blessed to be able to share with you the lessons I'm continually learning about leadership and personal growth. It's my hope that my posts add value to you and help you on YOUR journey of growth. Today, what's on...

A Dream Deferred By Langston Hughes What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like...

In the film, The Bucket List, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman star as terminally ill acquaintances on a quest to complete a wish list of activities before they  “kick the bucket.” As a result of the movie, the phrase “bucket list” entered into American vocabulary to describe the things...

I love sharing my thoughts with you here on this blog. It's a wonderful opportunity to connect outside of my speaking engagements and books. Another thing I love is my daily Minute with Maxwell. If you're not aware of it, Minute with Maxwell is a daily short video in which...

The night before delivering his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, Martin Luther King, Jr. assembled his team at the Willard Hotel to finalize his script for the next day. As usual, his speechwriters and advisors debated, one last time, exactly what should be said and how it should be...

We use the expression, “the daily grind,” to describe the mundane unpleasantness of our work routine. Interestingly, the word “grind” has multiple meanings: 1) To wear down, reduce, or crush into powder by pounding or abrading 2) To smooth, sharpen, or polish by friction or abrasion Though we cannot escape the daily...

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