Issue #267 *March 2024

International Institute For Global Leadership

Issue #267 *March 2024
Asheville, NC USA

Guest Editorial

Waken the Giant Within

Mohammed Sannoh (Liberia)

Below are some highlights from a recent assessment:

Taking control of your own life: This idea is important because it empowers individuals to become proactive rather than reactive. By taking responsibility for my own actions and choices, I can shape my lives according to my desires and values. For example, I have seen people who have transformed their lives by taking control of their health and making positive changes in their diet and exercise routine.

Setting goals:  Goal-setting is crucial for personal growth and success as it provides direction and motivation. By setting specific and achievable goals, I can focus on my efforts and measure my progress. For instance, I have witnessed individuals who have set financial goals and worked diligently to save money, invest wisely, and ultimately achieve financial freedom.

Challenging limiting beliefs:  Our beliefs shape our reality, and challenging limiting beliefs is essential for personal growth. By questioning and replacing negative or self-limiting beliefs with empowering ones, individuals can unlock their true potential. For example, I have seen people who have overcome their fear of public speaking by challenging their belief that they are not good enough and instead adopting a belief that they have valuable insights to share.

Strategies for personal change and growth:  Personal development requires consistent effort and action. By implementing strategies such as visualization, affirmations, and modeling successful individuals, individuals can accelerate their personal growth. For instance, I have observed individuals who have improved their confidence and performance by visualizing success and adopting the habits and behaviors of successful role models.

Emotional mastery: Emotions play a significant role in our lives, and learning to manage them effectively is crucial for personal success and well-being. By mastering emotions, individuals can respond to challenges and setbacks in a more resourceful manner. For example, I have seen individuals who have transformed their relationships by learning to communicate their emotions effectively and respond empathetically to others’ emotions.

The role of physiology in personal transformation:  Physical health and energy are fundamental to personal growth and success. By prioritizing physical well-being through exercise, nutrition, and self-care, individuals can enhance their overall performance and well-being. For instance, I have witnessed individuals who have improved their productivity and mental clarity by incorporating regular exercise and healthy eating habits into their daily routine.

Strategies for creating lasting change:  Creating lasting change requires overcoming obstacles and developing empowering habits. By implementing strategies such as identifying and overcoming limiting beliefs, taking consistent action, and surrounding oneself with a supportive environment, individuals can create sustainable change. For example, I have seen individuals who have transformed their habits and achieved significant weight loss by identifying and addressing the underlying emotional triggers that led to their unhealthy behaviors.

(Mohammed is a Level One Student).

What Others Are Saying

A Adebayo Christianah Kemi (Nigiera)

How have I Changed?

The studying has helped me in so many aspects.  I’m not sure I can record it all. In more sincerity, I’ve changed in so many notable ways.

Someone once said, “no one can take away what ones possess in the aspect of wisdom.” Truly, even when I couldn’t assess my learning materials, the impartation and knowledge gained still couldn’t be taken off
Recalling from the beginning, I felt so empowered to aim high and strive to achieve it from the learnings of Jonathan Livingstone Seagull. Before, I felt alone in my thinking, seeing myself as if I’m the only one aiming too high, when the surroundings opposes it. Though, my heart usually opposes it when preached in church that to desire to make it early brings about lots of sin. Even, I had to neglect a gift of book, teaching about suffering on earth in order to make heaven. Reading this book,I felt the power in me to after what I aimed. The quote that “you don’t need faith to fly,you need understanding” makes me know it’s not just about prayer and more religion. But to learn more on how to bring it to pass.

Moving on to As a Man Thinketh, I understand in so many ways how “a man is the maker of his own self.” How much thinking matters. The two are short books I read over and over again. I love the two because they are like foundation for the learning.

The seven Level One studies all has one major aspect I couldn’t look off or forget anytime.  I kept referring to it when discussing with people, recalling the experiences that made me remember it well. For example, joy is one of the major aspect I couldn’t forget in Psychocybernetics by Maxwell Maltz. The writer said “if you are to be happy at all, you must be happy period!” Not because of I kept reading the chapter again and again. It must have been noticed by my family then; because, before, I find it hard to forget situations that put me in a bad mood. I could be angry for a day or two before I finally move on. I don’t oppose people much and I feel sad when people hurt me. If it’s an outsider, I just quit the intensity of the relationship. I changed immediately I read about joy. Also in the book, I gained how to achieve a positive self-image; not blaming oneself when others don’t. Viewing oneself so low even when others envy one’s uniqueness.
As from my younger days, my father always makes me feel as if I’m the worst of my peers. I only get encouraged when the ones regarded higher than me tells me I’m better than them in the same aspect my father despises me. In contrast, now I don’t need any comment or approval to see myself high as I have understand the inferiority and superiority behaviors of people.

I may have forgotten much of my learnings in Success through PMA, one thing I couldn’t forget is to view things in a positive way even when there are lots of odds. This has empowered my memory thinking in lots of ways.  Even when in a foreign land, I do remember I must make something happen because everyone thinks it is not possible. For example, I’ve figured out like two ways and how to go about it if I will make millions here, if only I desire to stay long. The author made me understand I can live worse and manage life through NMA or live otherwise.  There’s always a last chance if I can try again with faith-filled prayer like the example of SB Fuller in the book. I do put to mind the determination in my book to dress like a CEO one day and take a picture that I will set up to always make me aim at achieving the aim.

In conclusion, success is about not giving up. One can give up due to the intensity of a situation. IIGL has taught most of the formulas to remain on track on my road to success.

(Adebayo is a Level Three Student).

What are Students are Reading

Emotional Intelligence (Ebook)

Want To See A Drastic Improvement In Your Everyday Life? Then Get Familiar With The Art of Reading People, Accelerate Your Learning, Boost Your Emotional Agility and Skyrocket Your Confidence!

Did you know that people with higher emotional intelligence tend to naturally cooperate better with their colleagues? This is because they are more ahead in their communication’s game unlike others. They are not only easily capable of sharing their ideas with the rest of the group, but they are also able to Hear, and most importantly, Listen to What their Team has To Say:

It does not really matter what your vocation or craft is. Emotional Intelligence is a skill that translates in all spheres of life.

Begin Your Journey Of Self-Awareness and Get In Charge of your Emotions, Eradicate Anxiety and any Negative Self-Talk with this Powerful Book!

Understand How Emotional Intelligence can help you make a positive impact both at work and in your personal life

Learn which are the Core Emotions and learn how to read other people

Be able to Better Define your Personal Values and never stress out when taking a decision or approaching a particular situation

Find Out How to Influence Others and get what you want without looking like a manipulative person

Build Meaningful and Lasting Relationships based on mutual respect, empathy and trust

Students/Graduates In Action

IIGL Master Class features IIGL 1st Graduate!

On February 24, IIGL’s 1st Graduate, Nigerian National Coordinator and Past Board president Felix Iziomoh (Nigeria) discussed Goal Mapping based on his book!  Here is the link if you missed the excellent presentation on presentation on Zoom!

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Wanted:  Attention IIGL Student Testimonials!

The IIGL Board of Directors is seeking students to give video testimonials about their experiences with being in the IIGL program!  Please email IIGL President or Deb Rosen for more information!

Help IIGL Recruit New Students!

Feel free to share this newsletter or just this poster with your friends, family, co-workers and colleagues to help IIGL continue to grow and flourish globally!  Thank you to those who have referred others!

IIGL Book Sales Continue…   

The IIGL Board of Directors shared that the IIGL book, “Creating Your Path Through Leadership” book sales continue to provide a Royalty payment to IIGL each month. It has also helped new potential donors understand more about IIGL!  The book is available both on Kindle and in Paperback on!  Check it out!   Here’s the link:…

Meet Our New Students

There was 1 new student this month.

Kevin Ouma (Kenya)

I am from south Nyanza.  I am a plumber by profession, married to one wife and I have three children one girl and two boys, I have worked in various companies both private and government institution, doing plumbing work, which I enjoy, mostly plumbing can be done with anybody who is interested it doesn’t matter how well or bad you are educated, once you have the passion you can do it, in my capacity.

To view complete profiles, Click Here

Student Progress

We had 11 students from 6 countries complete a total of 16 books in February. These students were from Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, USA and Zimbabwe.

Francis Maundu (Kenya)

* Leadership for Dummies

Kevin Ouma (Kenya)

* As a Man Thinketh

* Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Mohammed Sannoh (Liberia)

*  Awaken the Giant Within

* Creating your Path through Leadership

Otso Philip Akpawo (Nigeria)

* PsychoCybernetics

Anastatia Elebiju (Nigeria)

* The 360 Degree Leader

* The Power of Self Confidence

* This Child Shall be Great

Adebayo Christianah Kemi (Nigeria)

* Unlimited Power

Ndefo Chikanso Patricia (Nigeria)

* The Leader who had no Title

Mwesigwa Enock Joseph (Uganda)

* Success through a Positive Mental Attitude

Stephen Okot (Uganda)

* How to Win Friends and Influence People

* Success through a Positive Mental Attitude

Kyle Hemauer (USA)

* The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Cheurombo Pswarayi (Zimbabwe)

* Emotional Intelligence

The following students have completed one or more levels of study this month

Francis Maundu (Kenya) completed Level Two

Adebayo Christianah Kemi (Nigeria) completed Level Two


New Enrollments
3 enrolled in February
5 enrolled in 2024

Book Assessments
16 in February

34 in 2024

Books Shipped

0 in February

0 in 2024

Cost of Books
$0 in February

$0 in 2024

You Make It Possible

We extend a special thanks to the following individuals and/or organizations who contributed to IIGL last month. Your ongoing support makes this work possible.

Deb Silver (Israel)

Wanda Gail Campbell and Mike Tilley (USA/AL)

Lynne Murguia (USA/AZ) In Blessed Memory

John Hornecker (USA/NC)

Michael Lightweaver (USA/NC)

Kathleen Oweegon (USA/OR)

Deb Rosen (USA/WI)

Patrice Zorn (USA/WI)

Make A Difference

Dream Team 22

Please join Dream Team 22 as our goal is to have 22 people contributing $22 per month.  We understand that money is energy and that to sustain and build IIGL we need a lot of people pouring their energy into this endeavor on a regular basis. We also know that not everyone can afford to commit $22 a month – especially our students, who live in countries with economies in which this amount can be equal to a weeks’ salary. So we are offering two options for those who wish to become a part of the Dream Team. One can commit to a $22 a month contribution or to spending 22 seconds each day holding the vision of IIGL becoming financially sustainable by the end of 2024!

Please join the Dream Team and help us create an energetic foundation to support the transformational work of IIGL! You can really make a difference in the world by making a modest contribution of time or money.  To make the $22 a month commitment or a one time donation, click the link below.  To become a member of the Dream Team 22 by committing 22 second a day to help us hold the vision, contact Deb for details:

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