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About Spirited Leaders & our Unicorn logo

by Rick Baker
On Nov 9, 2011
WHO are we?
 
Our Vision: Canada’s best source for entrepreneurial business education
 
 
 
WHAT do we do?
 
Our Purpose: We educate entrepreneurs.
 
 
 
HOW do we do that?
 
Our Values: Courage, Confidence, ‘The Differences’, Learning, Labours of Enjoyment & Enthusiasm
 
Our Branding Proposition: Inspire People, Grow Profits!
 
 
 
WHY are we doing what we do?
 
We enjoy learning. We enjoy business. We enjoy teaching.
 
 
 
WITH WHOM – Who receives benefit? 
 
Our Ideal Clients are entrepreneurial business leaders who want to champion change.
 
 
 
WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS GAIN?
 
With enjoyable and helpful business education, action lessons, and tools - we help our Clients inspire practical business.
 
 
 
WHY THE NAME SPIRITED?
 
Spirited is defined as: full of courage, energy, and action. We like the adjective - spirited.
 
 
 
WHY THE UNICORN LOGO?
 
Unicorns are spirited, courageous creatures. Perhaps…if not likely…they are creatures of mythology. Regardless, they are symbols of inspiration for many cultures around the world. Some say unicorns are the only mythological creature not created out of fear. We really like that last part.
 
[Sure, we know unicorns have some weaknesses…but wow, what Strengths!]

Comments (10) -

Rick
12/17/2011 12:43:46 PM #

"Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men."

James Baldwin

Rick
12/18/2011 2:25:10 PM #

THUMOS: an Ancient Greek word expressing the concept of "spiritedness" (as in "spirited stallion" or "spirited debate"). The word indicates a physical association with breath or blood. The word is also used to express the human desire for recognition.

Source: Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thumos

Rick
3/2/2012 10:52:55 PM #

“Whatever our work may be, it is noble, and will be perceived by the world as noble, if we perform it in a noble spirit.”

James Allen
'Light on Life's Difficulties', (1912)

rick baker
4/20/2012 11:06:48 PM #

"You will catch the spirit that dominates in your environment.”

Orison Swett Marden
‘Pushing to the Front’, (1911)

rick baker
11/25/2012 7:40:01 PM #

"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."

Theodore Roosevelt

rick baker
8/13/2013 12:14:04 AM #

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly."

Albert Einstein

rick baker
5/11/2014 12:20:39 PM #

"If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old."

John Kenneth Galbraith

carolyn
5/17/2014 9:48:14 PM #

Like a lion, without fear of the howling pack; Like a gust of wind, ne'er trapped in a snare; Like a lotus blossom, ne'er sprinkled by water; Like me, like a unicorn, in solitude roam.
--Hymn Of Buddha--

rick baker
8/5/2015 1:32:48 PM #

"Thought ordinarily leads outwardly in evolutionary directions, but it can be turned within where it will take hold of the basic principles of things, the heart of things, the spirit of things. When you get to the heart of things it is comparatively easy to understand and commend them. This is because the Spirit of the thing is the thing itself, the vital part of it, the real substance."

Charles Haanel, 'The Master Key', (1917)

rick baker
8/18/2015 8:08:46 AM #

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."

Albert Einstein

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