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In my new eBook, 365 Inspirational Quotes: Daily Motivation For Your Best Year Ever, I share the quotations that have inspired me as I’ve launched my companies, written my books and raised my children.
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I have been a proponent of the importance of leaders developing strengths as a means to improve toward excellence. After all, the best leaders are characterized by the presence of strengths, not the absence