As a member of the Catalyst Blog Team and INJOY Stewardship SolutionsI will be bringing you live updates from the much anticipated Catalyst Conference in Atlanta, GA.  The theme for this year’s conference is Of Good Courage.

The afternoon’s final speaker was  Daniel Pink.  Daniel is a behavioral science expert and author of the popular book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.  His insights are just brilliant.

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The following are 23 Leadership Quotes and Lessons from his incredible session:

  1. “At the heart of courage is wisdom.”
  2. “Timing is a science.”
  3. “Never go into a hospital in an afternoon.”
  4. “Afternoons are the Bermuda Triangle of our day.”
  5. “The unemployment rate when you graduate from college shows up in your wages 20 years later.”
  6. “Choral singing is as good for your mind and body as exercising.”
  7. “Be conscious of endings. Endings can be transformative for your leadership and well-being.”
  8. “Endings help us energize, encode, edit and help us elevate.”
  9. “The average age for most people to run their first marathon is 29. They are twice as likely to run a marathon as at age 28 and 30.”
  10. “49 year-olds are three times as likely to run a marathon at 50 year-olds.”
  11. “Endings help us energize.”
  12. “Endings energize us to seek meaning.”
  13. “Endings help us encode.”
  14. “Endings help us evaluate entire experiences.”
  15. “What happens at the end of a person’s life largely affect how people remember that person’s life.”
  16. “Endings help us edit.”
  17. “Our lives are a three-act drama – the beginning we are full of hope, harsh realities descend, and the bittersweet culmination.”
  18. “When we enter act three of our lives we edit our friends.”
  19. “As people move through life they become increasingly aware time is running out… We edit out the non-essentail.”
  20. “Meaning is contained not in outer circle relationships but the inner-circle.”
  21. “Endings help us elevate.”
  22. “4 out of 5 people want to begin with a negative outcome and end with a positive outcome.”
  23. “We prefer rising sequences to declining sequences.”

What an incredible day!  May sure you check back tomorrow for speakers like Christine Caine, Bill Hybels and of course, Andy Stanley’s final session!

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