" If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
Antoine De Saint ExuperyJanuary 30, 2013
" Leadership takes many forms and has many common attributes: kindness, sincerity and a never give up attitude, just to name a few. They truly realize that the people they serve, their internal and external customers, are their most valuable assets."
Written in 2013 by Marlene Blaszczyk - Founder - MotivateUs.com January 30, 2013
" Don't find fault, find a remedy."
January 28, 2013
" The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense."
Thomas EdisonJanuary 28, 2013
" Don't fight the problem. Decide it."
George C. Marshall January 28, 2013
"Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information."
Peter DruckerJanuary 23, 2013
" What gets measured gets done; what gets rewarded gets done repeatedly."
Barcy C. FoxJanuary 23, 2013
" No matter how tough, no matter what kind of outside pressure, no matter how many bad breaks along the way, I must keep my eye on the final goal -- to win, to win, to win."
Billie Jean KingJanuary 23, 2013
" Every significant invention must be startling, unexpected, and must come into a world that is not prepared for it. If the world were prepared for it, it would not be much of an invention."
Edwin H. Land January 21, 2013
" Every leader has weaknesses and screws up some of the time; an effective leader learns to admit that. My shortcomings are painfully obvious to me. I have high expectations and don't hand out praise easy. Though most players find me compassionate, I'm not a touchy-feely kind of guy who'll slap a fellow on the back and console him when he doesn't perform. I also can be stubborn and intractable, and sometimes I get caught in conflicts that rumble on in the background for months before they get resolved."
Phil JacksonJanuary 21, 2013
" A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit."
John C. MaxwellJanuary 21, 2013
" Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive, forward-looking, optimistic pictures in their own minds and in the minds of others."
David J. Schwartz January 16, 2013
" When you get right down to it, one of the most important tasks of a leader is to eliminate his people's excuse for failure."
Robert TownsendJanuary 16, 2013
" Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power; whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it; whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them - this is of the essence of leadership."
Ella Wheeler Wilcox January 16, 2013
" The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."
Dwight D. Eisenhower January 14, 2013
" All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people."
Alexis CarrelJanuary 14, 2013
" When you are doing something meaningful, your ability to replenish yourself is high."
Doug KruschkeJanuary 14, 2013
" More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them."
J. Harold SmithJanuary 9, 2013
" It's great to work with somebody who wants to do things differently."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Gurpreet GrewalJanuary 9, 2013
" When we stop measuring, we start doing the things we were measuring."
Written in 2012 by Craig Worst January 9, 2013
" Be positive in your leadership. Always have a positive approach. This is what will win people."
Written n 2013 by Anthony AmbroseJanuary 7, 2013
" Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences."
Susan B. Anthony January 7, 2013
" The person who knows HOW will always have a job. The person who knows WHY will always be his boss."
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