Be Different and Stand Out Today As a Leader

stand out5Why on earth would you want to always BE LIKE OTHERS when you were created to STAND OUT and BE EXCEPTIONAL? While some people keep their minds dampened with wrong information, there’s another team of amazing human beings who know that there is a future that belongs to them and a ‘today’ to take them there. And whatever it is they pursue, they know that TIME is of a great essence (Ecclesiastes 3:1-6, 11). Allow me, therefore, today, to remind us to join that team, stand out differently, and doing the following promptly for us to have a firm grip at success:stand-out-from-the-crowd-4-apples

  1. While others sleep endlessly and snore loudly, wake up quickly and go to make things happen excellently – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are result-oriented early birds.
  2. While others do the JOB that enslaves them daily, do the WORK that liberates you fully – TODAY! Reason: Leaders are purpose-driven performers.
  3. stand-out3While others complain bitterly about almost everything around them, be thankful for most things in your life – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are gratitude-laden models.
  4. While others flee from every circumstances of life, fight harder and wither your storms TODAY. Reason: Leaders are persistence-filled travellers.
  5. While others idle around wondering what to do next , work hard and have real results from your efforts by the end of TODAY. Reason: Leaders are productivity-minded hard workers. stand-out-of-crowd
  6. While others hate very seriously , love very authentically – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are love-motivated cultivators.
  7. While others shout their heads off in anger , keep yours calm and composed – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are self-controlled anger-managers.
  8. While others chronically ask for unmeritted favours, perpetually give unsolicited gifts – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are condition-free givers.
  9. different2While others are filling their bodies with every type of intoxication and unhealthy foods , strengthen yours with every type of nutrient – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are health-conscious, productive consumers.
  10. While others live aimlessly and thoughtlessly , set your goals according to your life’s purpose and aim at hitting those set targets by the grace of God – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are goal-oriented dream achievers. different3
  11. While others are busy eating their time away watching too much Television , be tirelessly working on your vision TODAY. Reason: Leaders are vision-supported time maximizers.
  12. While others are shutting up at a time when they’re expected to speak up, choose to stand up and let your opinion stand out – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are confidence-rich communicators.
  13. stand-out4While others give up on their pursuits due to setbacks along the journey, keep moving forward and flying higher until you win – TODAY. Reason: Leaders are quitting-phobic winners

As you may have realized this far, the decision and determination to be different and act uniquely is the much needed recipe for your leadership success, the long-sought key to your professional progress, and the real vehicle to the summit of your transformational aspirations. stand out, unique, red pencil

So, friend, dare to be different today. Have the courage to be positively unique today. Be bold enough to stand out today. I wholeheartedly thank you for finding time to empower yourself with today.

Kindly let me know what you think and resolve about it, fellow leader.


Yours faithfully,

Samuel A. Bakutana

“Inspiring transformational, exemplary and authentic leadership worldwide.”

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

stand-out-pngNB: While others enjoy such reflections alone, generously forward this to as many of your contacts as possible. Together we can add great value to one another. Share on all your platforms and change a life. Allow them to stand out and be different as a result of this post. Click that button now!

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Samuel A. Bakutanais Africa’s foremost Leadership, Business and Education Consultant; Inspirational Key-note Speaker; and Personal Development Author of 8 books. He gave 98 invigorating talks in 2012, 164 in 2013, 191 in 2014, and has already



given 133 inspiring presentations ever since the year begun (January – November 03, 2015). Follow Samuel A. Bakutana on: Facebook (, Twitter (, LinkedIn (, Skillpages ( or blog ( To book him for your next event, send an email now to or call +256782163416 for immediate feedback. You are blessed beyond measure; so fly like an eagle!





Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: