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Leadership & development through AYAD

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Build Leadership Skills

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Seemed impossible

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible. -Orison Swett Marden

Acquire capacity

If I have the belief that I can do it, I will surely acquire the capacity to do it, even if I may not have it at the beginning. -Mahatma Gandhi

Babe Ruth

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. -Babe Ruth

Give Up

The amount of people that fails is directly proportionate to the amount of people that give up. -Joseph McClendon III


Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word. -Brian Tracey

Relinquish domination

Perhaps the most central characteristic of authentic leadership is the relinquishing of the impulse to dominate others. -David Cooper