Inspiration & Information Online
To help you PLAN & LEAD in LIFE & Serve Others.
As a public service, this complimentary publication is for students, true professionals, and best-self leaders who value planning for life, personal leadership and professional development, and service to others that can be taught in K-12, college, professional studies, and continuing education.
Content includes principles and best practices you can use, positive quotations that inspire and inform, and more you can share serving others in this free, online, “open source” format to reach more people.
Many of us hold back, sometimes unconsciously, on pursuing dreams–because of fear. We sometimes dwell on possible negative outcomes like failure or embarrassment. Seminar students often say, they stay in their “comfort zones” too much because of “what people might think” if they tried something special. They also admit they hesitate when seeking goals outside their […]
As we celebrate Independence Day, remember appreciation of Veterans and families, including those since 1776, and share with others the national history that: America’s Veterans Day was born in Birmingham and Advanced in Alabama. To share more with a teacher or another patriot, they can read about how Veterans Day started and the summary […]
“Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help and what he cannot help.” -Thomas Fuller-
“The greatest use of life is for something that will outlast it.” – William James – William James, philosopher, psychologist, and trained as a physician, was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States. More. Life Leaders helps people identify their greatest use of life through plan for life workshops and online […]
“There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” Napoleon Hill, author of The Law of Success and Think and Grow Rich To identify one’s calling not only provides greater clarity on purpose but also […]
Do your goals or resolutions include wanting to improve your financial life–one of the 7 Areas of Life that adds freedom for most other areas or holds us back? Life Leaders, led by Melvin Carrington Smith and David Dyson, developed an eight-page workbook for financial planning workshops at the Alabama Money Expo May 20. Or, […]
“The first and best victory is to conquer self.” Plato 7 Best Practices for Life Leadership Continuum and 7 Areas of Life Best-Self Leadership is the first best practice to plan and lead in life. Joan Dunn donated to Life Leaders a box of books on leadership and professional development Stretch valued. A few folders […]
By Dr. David Dyson citing and remembering lessons from Col. Stretch Dunn Did I make someone a hero today? Would our Lord say, “well done my good and faithful servant…?” Would my mama be proud? Col. Stretch Dunn (USA Retired) asked himself these three questions at the end of the day to help make sure he […]
Callings can be discovered through significant experience. Most people seem to want this approach to have an “aha” experience and know your callings. Callings can be discovered through proactive effort. They often come into focus through prayers and plans. Pray and Listen, then write what you hear. Review your plan daily, and over time you will […]
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Editor: Dr. David Dyson is founder and trustee of Life Leaders Institute (501 c3 nonprofit) and Lecturer at Troy University, which emphasizes development of a “Warrior Spirit” and “making a difference.” As editor of the Life Leaders Journal and author of his journal, David contributes and also helps students and faculty publish information people can use based on their own work as well as citing others who have influenced them.
To submit or suggest for this journal: David@LifeLeadersInstitute.org.
May you PLAN and LEAD your LIFE and Serve Others.
Life Leaders founder Dr. David Dyson also publishes DrDavidDyson.com to which you may subscribe–a gift to you and those you wish to influence.
That journal focuses on helping people PLAN and LEAD in LIFE through the lens of his 7 Callings for Service.