Leadership Quotes by Stovall

These Leadership Quotes by Stovall are from the book "The Ultimate Gift."  which is an excellent example of the process of development.  It also highlights the value of good advice and the importance of a mentor.

In his book, he teaches us lessons from Gifts, including "The Ultimate Gift."

 

Leadership Quotes From Stovall

Lessons from Gifts

The Gift of Work

The following relate to "The Gift of Work," for through it we are able to grow and manifest our talents:

“He who loves his work never labors.”

“If we are not allowed to deal with small problems, we will be destroyed by slightly larger ones.”

“Living life, not avoiding problems, but welcoming them as challenges will strengthen us so that we can be victorious in the future.”

“Joy does not come from avoiding a problem or having someone else deal with it. Joy comes from overcoming a problem….”

The Gift of Problems

Who could possibly find a gift in problems?  Yet...these Leadership Quotes by Stovall helps us better understand:

“Problems may only be avoided by exercising good judgment.  Good judgment may only be gained by experiencing life’s problems.”

“Life is full of many contradictions.”

“Any challenge that does not defeat us ultimately strengthens us.”

“If we are not allowed to deal with small problems, we will be destroyed by slightly larger ones.”

“Living life, not avoiding problems, but welcoming them as challenges will strengthen us so that we can be victorious in the future.”

“Joy does not come from avoiding a problem or having someone else deal with it.  Joy comes from overcoming a problem….”

The Gift of Family

"Leaders are people too!"  The following quotes highlight the importance of connection:

“The best or the worst family situation can teach us a lesson.”

“Some people are born into wonderful families. Others have to find or create them.”

“Learn the value that family can provide.”

“Families give us our roots, our heritage, and our past. They also give us the springboard to our future.”

“We all do what needs to be because it’s the right thing to do.”

“Family is not as much about being related by blood as it is about relating through love.”

Other Gifts

These Leadership Quotes by Stovall highlight lessons from several of the gifts:

The Gift of Laughter
“Laughter is good medicine for the soul.  Our world is desperately in need of more medicine.”

The Gift of Dreams
“Faith is all that dreamers need to see into the future.”

The Gift of Giving
“The only way you can truly get more out of life for yourself is to give part of yourself away.”

The Gift of Gratitude
“In those times we yearn to have more in our lives, we should dwell on the things we already have.  In doing so, we will often find that our lives are already full to overflowing.”

The Gift of a Day
“Life at its essence boils down to one day at a time.  Today is the day!”

The Gift of Love
“Love is a treasure for which we can never pay.  The only way we keep it is to give it away.”

The Ultimate Gift
“In the end, life lived to its fullest is its own Ultimate Gift.”


Other Leadership Quotes by Stovall

“Look into the depths of another’s soul and listen, not only with our ears, but with our hearts and imagination, and our silent love.” – Joye Kanelakos

“A journey may be long or short, but it must start at the very spot one finds oneself.”

“In the end, a person is only known by the impact they have on others.”

 

About Jim Stovall

"Jim Stovall is one of the most extraordinary men of our era." - Steve Forbes Jr., president and CEO of Forbes Magazine

For more information about the life and work of Jim Stovall, read on.

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