I Have A Dream

Screen Shot 2016-01-17 at 11.50.26 AMWe go about our everyday lives wanting things to get better.

We hope that our work makes a difference and those who came before us are proud.

We wish for our children to have more than what we were given.

And as Martin Luther King Jr.’s said so famously in his speech-

“Dreams are at the center of any effort
to make things better.”

And so I share my dream with you:

I have a dream that we understand that we can make a difference in the world, and that how we do the things we do is just as important as why.

I have a dream that organizations work not from a place of control and fear but a place of connection and collaboration.

I have a dream that we stop asking employees to follow the status quo but allow them to be curious and creative, and that we recognize all ideas as potential stepping stones to something much greater.

I have a dream that we treat money as something to work for but not something we just accumulate.

I have a dream that when fear shows up we stare back at it courageously.

I have a dream that we replace trying to please each other with caring for each other as we care for ourselves.

I have a dream that we communicate with meaning and purpose, saying what really matters and not what we think people want us to hear.

I have a dream that we commit ourselves to lifelong relationships that stretch across the boundaries of geography, organizations, and beliefs.

I have a dream that we open ourselves to connecting on a deep level so we can mutually benefit and enrich each others’ lives, gravitating toward each other instead of away into ourselves.

I have a dream that we become a world that shares our collective intelligence and inner wisdom, that together we generate such creativity and strength and enlightenment that future generations look back at this time as the beginning of the world they grew up in.

Because as life would have it-

When we can dream together
we can change the world.

Lead From Within: Dream with me—when we dream together we can truly dream big and change the world forever.

What are your dreams?


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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness

After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.

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Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.

Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.

  1. Hannah Telluselle

    18. Jan, 2016

    Powerful statements and inspiring! Thanks for sharing and let’s dream together 🙂

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  2. Roger Laidig

    18. Jan, 2016

    Really good dreams of empowerment and growth!

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  3. Greg Cheek

    18. Jan, 2016

    Awesome Lolly!

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  4. Susan Mary Malone

    18. Jan, 2016

    “When we can dream together we can change the world.”
    Beautiful, Lolly!

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  5. James beseke

    18. Jan, 2016

    I love you thanks for everything lets hope we never step out of this dream others gave so much pain and struggles to leave for us

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  6. [email protected]

    24. Jan, 2016

    Well said Lolly! I’m sure whoever reads this information will be changed immediately.

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    27. Jan, 2016

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  8. Godfrey junior

    04. Feb, 2016

    that is beautiful lolly

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  9. Chip

    09. Feb, 2016

    Thanks Lolly, great article and keeping the dream alive! Keep up the great work! One day when I grow up, I want to be a #ToyMaker

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  10. Dianne Shorte

    21. Feb, 2016

    Lolly, I enjoyed this article. I agree with you, everyone should be clear on their dreams. Clarity makes it easier to focus your attention and efforts to make your dream a reality.

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  11. Dianne Shorte

    21. Feb, 2016

    Type your comment here…

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  12. Sarupa

    03. Mar, 2016

    Sweet dreams there! Powerful stuff! Bravo Lolly!

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  13. Lawrence Jones

    23. Apr, 2016

    Love your writing Lolly.

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  14. Paulo

    17. Nov, 2016

    Fantastic, Lolly!

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    14. May, 2018

    powerful..!! thanks for sharing..

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