Inspiration & Information Online

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.

Plan to Stretch Your Mind

“Man’s mind, stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimension.” Oliver Wendell Holmes When we push ourselves to expand beyond routine, we expand our capacities. Significant events, experiences, education can change us–over time, so can seemingly small improvements in attitude, fitness, and use of time. You likely know people who went […]
Plato on Life Leadership

Plato on Life Leadership

“The first and best victory is to conquer self.”  Plato  

Life Leaders at Lunch March

Save the date: Thursday, March 12, 11:45-1. More to follow. For more info about Life Leaders, the nonprofit organization dedicated to helping city, state, and citizens to PLAN and LEAD in LIFE to flourish at our callings:

March Member Meeting

Save the date for March 5 for the next meeting for members and guests, 5:45-7 p.m.

Life Leaders Meeting Tonight February 5

The Life Leaders monthly meeting is tonight for members, prospective members, and friends interested in our seminars and/or public service programs. Reservations are still coming in, so if you have not responded you can do so today. If you made a reservation on our new system, you should have received a confirmation. This is what we plan to […]

Life Leaders Lapel Pin

These new lapel pins go to members upon joining or renewing membership. Members get additional invitations and news. Member fees support seminars, meetings, and services. Melvin Carrington Smith, Sr. serves as Membership Chair and Vice President.  

Life Leaders News and Invitations for Jan-Feb

Welcome new members: DeWayne Taylor, Alabama Power Jarren Shields, Alabama Power Darryl Ward, Synovus Mortgage Next meeting: Thursday evening, February 5 Next seminar: Thursday lunch, February 12, meal by Tasiki’s. Seminar requested: writing and using a Professional Plan (7 Areas of Plan, Assess, Reward…earning empowerment…)

Veterans Making Comebacks Creed

Veterans Making Comebacks Creed I look in the mirror to assess who I am and who I am called to be… write goals and resolutions to improve my plans, my habits, myself… admit, accept, and act to build stronger trust with myself and with others… focus on my callings, choices, and commitment to lead my […]

Life Leaders at Lunch

*New Lunch Time offering: Thursday, January 22 Goals for the 7 Areas of Life & 7 Steps to Set a Resolution Designed and presented by Dr. David Dyson founder of Life Leaders, co-author of Professionalism Under Stress with Col. Stretch Dunn, USA Ret; author of Presidential Priorities and Suggestions for Successful Living More info: […]

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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 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.

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May you PLAN and LEAD your LIFE and Serve Others.

Life Leaders founder Dr. David Dyson also publishes 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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