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To help you PLAN & LEAD in LIFE & Serve Others.

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. To receive free alerts of new posts, enter your email address at right.

Content includes positive quotations that inspire and inform, principles and best practices you can use, and more you can share serving others in this free, online, “open source” format to reach more people.

When Moral Injury Holds you Back

When Moral Injury Holds you Back

by Dr. David Dyson and Col. Stretch Dunn (USA Ret) When people set resolutions at New Years or other times of inspiration or decision, the solutions usually require action though often we overlook the requirement to address our beliefs that either support or sabotage our success. “Moral injury” is one of the sources of setback […]
Draft the Constitution of You on Constitution Day

Draft the Constitution of You on Constitution Day

U.S. Constitution and Citizenship Day September 17 The founding fathers believed in writing The Constitution of the United States to inspire and guide the country. They took action to draft this forward-thinking document. The same principles call on us to write constitutions to lead our lives, families, and organizations. The Constitution of You: Draft Your Constitution Thursday, […]
Earning Empowerment Takes Action

Earning Empowerment Takes Action

True Empowerment comes from earning it by individuals, teams, families, and organizations–and about society providing opportunity. Empowerment Week starts Friday for the City of Birmingham, with nicknames such as Magic City, Freedom City, and more. We believe a balance of education, service, and commemoration is best. If you want to invest in your capacity to […]
Earn Empowerment Seminar September 10, 2015, Birmingham by Dr. David Dyson & Col. Stretch Dunn

Earn Empowerment Seminar September 10, 2015, Birmingham by Dr. David Dyson & Col. Stretch Dunn

Freedom to Flourish: Earning Empowerment in support of YOU and Empowerment Week This program offers tangible concepts and best practices for how to earn empowerment. Starting September 11, events of service and commemoration are sponsored by the City of Birmingham. Thursday, September 10, 2015 5:30 Refreshments & Networking; 6-7 Seminar & Announcements Summary Schedule 5:30-6 p.m. Refreshments, Networking, Seating 6-7 p.m. Seminar […]
Noah Galloway Presented Army Ornament by Col. and Mrs. Barefield

Noah Galloway Presented Army Ornament by Col. and Mrs. Barefield

Colonel (Retired) Bob and Nancy Barefield (right) presented a commemorative Army ornament to Sergeant (Retired) Noah Galloway at the Second Annual Alabama Veterans Reunion Appreciation Dinner in Tuscaloosa on August 29th. Noah was the Keynote Speaker at the sold-out event. A double-amputee from wounds in combat, Noah inspires as a speaker as he did as […]
Life Leaders Year-End Celebration with Roman Street

Life Leaders Year-End Celebration with Roman Street

Life Leaders Year-End Celebration of purpose, progress, plans, & people benefiting public programs for teachers, students, veterans, & the public Featuring Roman Street Music http://www.romanstreet.com Social + Supper + Short Program on Progress & Plans + Concert Tuesday Evening ♦ December 15, 2015 Moonlight on the Mountain ♦ Hoover, Alabama Expanding Community Support and Service You can get Life Leaders announcements and articles first on […]
Life Leaders Institute and Roman Street Music

Life Leaders Institute and Roman Street Music

The Roman Street Concert and Life Leaders support was a big success–great music and fellowship in a full room at Moonlight on the Mountain. The band thanked Life Leaders for attracting so many in the audience and told the group of the young guitarists playing at Life Leaders seminars and other events even before Roman […]

Life Leaders Members & Friends attending Roman Street Concert August 13 in Hoover, Alabama

Doors open 6:45 pm. (2 sets with short break, end time estimated at 9). Admission $20 Day of show: Cash at the door (if tickets available—est. 30 remaining) Concert attendees can bring beverage and /or food (concessions not sold). Moonlight on the Mountain 585 Shades Crest Road (Bluff Park Shopping Center) www.moonlightonthemtn.com Roman Street Booking Agent: Patty Thompson / booking@romanstreet.com / 251.209.0751 […]
Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision

A key Best-Self Leadership practice is to Plan for Life, including identifying your mission and vision for your life and your organization. What is your purpose? What are the desired results fulfilling your purpose? If you review these regularly, you will write and internalize your goals better.  And, if you share your mission and vision with […]

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Editor: Dr. David Dyson is founder and trustee of Life Leaders Institute (501 c3 nonprofit).  As editor of the Life Leaders Journal and author of his journal at DrDavidDyson.com he 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.
-David-

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.

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