Inspiration for us to rise to leadership
In my quest to find out why quotes are so powerful for us, I landed on this list of 38 quotes about leadership compiled in a LinkedIn article by Dr. Travis Bradberry.
His bio at the end of the article says: Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of the #1 bestselling book,Emotional Intelligence 2.0,. He is the cofounder of TalentSmart, the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training, serving more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies. His bestselling books have been translated into 25 languages and are available in more than 150 countries. Dr. Bradberry has written for, or been covered by, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, andThe Harvard Business Review.
Perhaps quotes appeal to those of us with high emotional intelligence? Still I strive for my answer.
I’m on a search to find the answer to the question why are inspirational quotes so popular? Why do we love them? What about them makes us feel good, inspired, motivated, comforted? Is it because of the author – the person who said or wrote the quote? Is it because it is such a well-crafted medley of words that some how shoots straight to the heart and connects with us emotionally? I’ll be on this quest for the answer, so do let me know if you have any thoughts on this topic…or answers.Why do you think inspirational quotes are so powerful?
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